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.
Chonburi: Japan sealed their place in the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 semi-finals on Thursday as they beat Korea Republic 2-0 on Thursday to remain top of the Group B standings.
Oto Kanno’s sublime first-half finish and Yuzuki Yamamoto's late strike proved the difference against a Korea Republic side who find themselves still in second spot despite China PR’s 5-1 win over Myanmar earlier in the day.
Reigning champions Japan will now head into Sunday’s meeting with China knowing that a draw would be enough to guarantee them top spot in the group as they seek a sixth Continental crown at this level.
Chonburi: Australia’s Princess Ibini was pleased after Australia defeated Thailand 3-1 in their AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 Group A tie on Wednesday.
Australia bounced back from their opening day defeat to DPR Korea to keep their hopes of landing their maiden title alive, with the victory putting them third in the standings behind Vietnam – beaten 3-0 by DPR Korea earlier in the day – on goal difference.
Change of tactics made all the difference, says DPR Korea's Son
Chonburi: DPR Korea head coach Son Sung-gwon has revealed that a change of tactics proved crucial as his team eased into the semi-finals of the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 after Wednesday’s 3-0 victory over Vietnam.
Despite enjoying the lion’s share of possession throughout the first period, Son’s charges failed to find the net against a battling Vietnam side at the IPE Stadium.
However, a tweak in approach made all the difference after the break as the 2007 winners went on to score three times and assure themselves a place in the next round after Australia defeated hosts Thailand 3-1 in Group A’s other fixture.