S. Korea beat Saudi Arabia to win Asian U-23 football title


South Korea captured their first AFC u23
championship title after dramatically defeating Saudi Arabia one-zip in extra
time at the Raja Mangala national stadium in Bangkok on Sunday despite a
good display of attacking football from both teams the finalists were left with
nothing to separate them after 90 minutes until South Korea finally broke
the deadlock with seven minutes left in extra time when Chun who rose to head
home Edom Young’s free-kick the win by South
Koreans their first in the fourth edition of this tournament also
qualifies them for the ninth straight Olympic Games South Korean president
moon jae-in posted a message congratulating the team and coach Kim
album for their outstanding feat both South Korea and Saudi Arabia returned
home with tickets to 2020 Tokyo Olympics as three teams from the Asian
competition join host Japan in a 16 nation lineup

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