U20 World Cup, Challenge to Nigeria in the early morning of the 5th

The Korean national under-20 (U-20) men’s soccer team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, challenges Nigeria to the semifinals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Korea will play against Nigeria in the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinals at Santiago del Estero Stadium on the 5th at 2:30 am (Korean time).안전놀이터

Korea recorded 1 win and 2 draws in the group stage of this tournament, and advanced to the round of 16 as 2nd in the group.

Against this, the ‘Flying Eagles’ Nigeria, along with Brazil and Italy, recorded 2 wins and 1 loss in Group D, which was called the ‘Group of Death’, and joined the round of 16 as 3rd in the group. and advanced to the quarterfinals.

Korea aims to advance to the semifinals for the second time in a row following the runner-up in the 2019 Polish tournament, the previous tournament.

Korean men’s football has reached the semifinals of FIFA competitions four times: the 1983 and 2019 U-20 World Cups, the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, and the 2012 London Olympics.

In the quarterfinals, they would face Italy.

Italy beat Colombia 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in San Juan, Argentina on the 4th.

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