Seonhong Hwang, Doha Cup U-22 Friendlies Winner
‘Hwang Seon-Hong-Ho’ won the Doha Cup.
The Korean national soccer team under the age of 22 (U-22) defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-0 in the third leg of the 2023 Doha Cup U-22 Friendly Tournament held at the Alduhail Stadium in Doha, Qatar on the 29th (Korean time). With this, the national team, which defeated Oman (3-0), Iraq (1-0) and the UAE, took first place in this tournament with three consecutive victories.
Korea dominated the game, but the opponent’s goal was not easily opened. In the 22nd minute of the first half, Ahn Jae-Jun, who took over the corner kick, attempted a header, but the ball bounced off the post. Another shot was also blocked by the goalkeeper. In the 26th minute of the first half, Jaejun Ahn beat the goalkeeper and hit a shot, but it was declared offside.
In the 43rd minute of the first half, Um Ji-seong, who was competing for an aerial ball, collided with an opponent and fell unconscious. Fortunately, he regained consciousness, but Um Ji-seong was taken out on a
stretcher and replaced. In the 13th minute of the second half, Lee Tae-seok’s corner kick was dropped by Byun Jun-su with his head, and Ahn Jae-joon connected it with a shot. The opposing defender kicked the ball off the top of the goal post and into the goal line, but the referee recognized the goal. An
additional goal came in the 34th minute of the second half. Hong Si-hoo, who received a pass from Ko Young-jun, hit a right-footed shot near the penalty box and split the net. In the 41st minute of the second half, Hong Si-hoo scored a multi-goal and scored. Ahn Jae-joon’s cross was connected to Hong Si-hoo, who overcame two defenders and tricked the goalkeeper into scoring. 안전놀이터