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Korea Republic's Song named Best Goalkeeper, Thailand's Wonggorn wins Top Scorer Award


Bangkok: Korea Republic's Song Bum-keun was named the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 Best Goalkeeper following Sunday's final at the Rajamangala Stadium.

Song was an integral part of Korea Republic's campaign, which climaxed with the East Asians defeating Saudi Arabia in extra-time.

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The Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors custodian was the only player to have played in all six matches, conceding only three goals as Korea Republic registered a perfect record of six wins en route to the title.

Thailand's Jaroensak Wonggorn won the Top Scorer award, having netted three goals in a tournament which saw the host nation advance to the knockout stage of the AFC U23 Championship for the first time.

Jaroensak won the award ahead of four other players with the same number of goals based on having scored his three in the least number of playing minutes.

Saudi Arabia were awarded the Fairplay Award.

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