S. Korean U-23 football team defeats Australia, earns 9th straight trip to Olympics


South Korea’s u23 men’s football team F
punched their ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics they booked their ninth
straight Olympic spot after beating Australia to nil Wednesday night at the
AFC u23 championship in Thailand our Eason J reports with the winner earning
one of three available spots at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
the South Korean u23 men’s football team took to the pitch at the Thomas out
Stadium against Australia on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the AFC u23
championship the tegu Warriors booked their place in the Olympics with a to
nil win thanks to second-half goals from midfielders Kim them one and E
dong-young having secured at least a runner-up finish South Korea has its
ninth straight ticket to the Olympics a feat no other team has achieved
including the 1948 London Olympics and the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and gives South
Korea a total of 11 Olympic appearances on the same night Saudi Arabia qualified
for the Olympics for the first time in 24 years after defeating us Pakistan in
the other semifinal South Korea and Saudi Arabia will face off in Sunday’s
final with the tech warriors looking to win their first-ever AFC u23
championship with the Tokyo Olympics just six months away South Korea will
attempt to keep their winning streak going
they have won every match so far during the Olympic qualifying tournament easing
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