Chonburi: DPR Korea underlined their dominance in Group A at the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 on Saturday as they beat Thailand 3-1 at the Chonburi Stadium to head into the semi-finals on the back of a third successive win.
Already assured of top spot and a place in the competition’s last four, the East Asians were rarely troubled by the host nation as a superb first-half display laid the foundations for the 2007 champions to claim yet another deserved victory.
Son Sung-gwon’s charges – who are set to face one of either Japan, Korea Republic or China PR in the next round on Wednesday – now stand one win away from guaranteeing themselves both a place in the Continental final and a place at the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Nigeria.
Chonburi: Korea Republic head coach Hur Jung-jae is confident his side can secure the three points they need to progress to the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 semi-finals when they meet Myanmar in Sunday’s Matchday Three Group B fixture at the IPE Chonburi Stadium.
Currently second in the Group B standings, the East Asians are ahead of China PR thanks to a superior head-to-head record and only a win against Myanmar will guarantee them a spot in the last four regardless of the outcome of the group’s other game between Japan and China PR.
Chonburi: Cho Mi-jin has insisted that Korea Republic will give their all as they look to seal a place in the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 semi-finals by beating Myanmar at the IPE Stadium on Sunday.
The East Asians are currently second in the Group B standings, and head into the encounter knowing that a win would guarantee their progress and move them to within touching distance of a third Continental title and a place at next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Nigeria.
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Yang Qian not satisfied despite big win over Myanmar
Chonburi: Yang Qian wants more goals despite hitting a brace in China PR’s 5-1 win over Myanmar in their AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 group B tie on Thursday.
Yao Mengjia gave China a slim lead going into the break, but Yang Qian’s brace subsequently settled the nerves as the former champions bounced back in style from their Matchday One defeat to Korea Republic.
Chonburi: Japan forward Yuzuki Yamamoto has hailed her side’s performance after Thursday’s 2-0 victory over Korea Republic guaranteed the five-time title winners a place in the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 semi-finals.
On a night of high drama at the Chonburi Stadium, Oto Kanno’s sublime first-half effort and Yamamoto's third of goal of the tournament assured Japan of a top-two finish in Group B with one game – against China PR on Sunday – still to come.