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Qualifiers - East Zone Play-off: Korea Republic book Finals ticket


Ordos: Korea Republic sealed their spot in the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Finals after defeating Mongolia 5-0 in the East Zone play-off on Saturday.

Korea Republic join China PR and Japan as the East Zone's representatives in Turkmenistan 2020 next February.

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Mongolia had been hopeful of sealing a place in the Finals but Korea Republic were always a step ahead at the Ordos Sports Centre.

Kim Min-kuk put Korea Republic ahead in the seventh minute and the lead was doubled almost immediately with Park Han-ul finding the back of the net in the eighth minute.

Seo Wong-eon made in 3-0 for Korea Republic in the 17th minute, leaving Mongolia with a mountain to climb in the second half.

There was to be no comeback for Mongolia though as Kim scored his second of the match in the 26th minute.

Park Jeong-in then sealed an emphatic victory with his effort a minute later as Korea Republic set their sights on Turkmenistan 2020.

Photos: Chinese Football Association

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