Women’s Soccer Lost 0-3 to Japan in the Semifinals

Women’s soccer lost 0-3 to Japan in the semifinals of the U-17 Asian Cup

3rd and 4th place match between North Korea and China on the 19th.

Korea lost to Japan in the 2024 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-17 Women’s Asian Cup and was pushed to the third place match.

The women’s U-17 national team, led by coach Kim Eun-jung, lost 0-3 to Japan in the semifinals of the tournament held in Bali, Indonesia on the 16th.

South Korea will play the third-place match against the loser of the subsequent North Korea-China game at 4 p.m. on the 19th. 파워볼

The first to third places in this competition will be eligible to participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in the Dominican Republic in October this year.

Korea is attempting to advance to the U-17 World Cup finals for the first time in six years since the 2018 tournament (eliminated in the group stage).

With this day’s loss, Korea’s overall record against Japan in this age group was 3 wins, 3 draws, and 3 losses.

Casey Eugene Fair (Angel City FC), a mixed-race American striker who also plays for the A national team, was active on the pitch but failed to score his first goal of the tournament.

Pair did not score in the first group match against North Korea (0-7 loss) and missed the second match against Indonesia, which South Korea won 12-0.

Although Fair did not score, she assisted Beom Ye-joo (Gwangyang Girls’ High School)’s tying goal in the third game against the Philippines and is recording one assist.

Japan, ahead of the midfield battle, dominated the game.

Korea had only 31% of the ball in the first half, 3 to 11 shots, and 2 to 5 shots on target.

In the end, the first goal was Japan’s.

In the 40th minute of the first half, Japan missed a cross from the left, and when Amiru Amiru nudged it, Ririka Nezu, in front of the goal area, scored with a right-footed shot to the right side of the goal.

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