Tashkent: Korea Republic’s Kim Eun-jung is determined to stick to his coaching principles when he sends his team into their final Group C clash at the AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 against Tajikistan at Bunyodkor Stadium on Wednesday.
Kim’s side have yet to concede in their opening two games as the Koreans secured a 2-0 victory over Jordan on Sunday after kicking off the tournament with a 4-0 defeat of Oman.
And the 43-year-old former striker will look to continue that trend against Oleg Kubarev’s side when they face off on Wednesday.
Tashkent: The AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 Group C’s decisive encounter on Wednesday between Jordan and Oman will be decided by small details, according to Jordan head coach Islam Al Diabat.
Group leaders Korea Republic take on Tajikistan at Bunyodkor Stadium in a simultaneous Matchday Three encounter, while the two Arab nations Jordan and Oman lock horns at Lokomotiv Stadium in the other 5pm kick-off.
All my players are equally valuable, says Japan's Togashi
Tashkent: Japan head coach Koichi Togashi stressed the importance of his entire squad as the Samurai Blue notched up another late win at the AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 on Monday to hand Kyrgyz Republic a 3-0 defeat at JAR Stadium.
For the second game in a row Togashi’s side hit the decisive goals in the final quarter of the match as Kodai Sano’s penalty set up the Japanese before further strikes from Naoki Kumata and Isa Sakamoto completed the victory.
Puche hails China PR's mental strength in Saudi Arabia win
Tashkent: China PR’s mental presence was key to their 2-0 victory against Saudi Arabia on Matchday Two of the AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 on Monday, according to head coach Antonio Puche.
Team Dragon bounced back from a 2-1 opening match defeat to Japan and produced an exemplary performance to down the reigning champions and resurrect their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals ahead of their final group game against Kyrgyz Republic.
Komolov: I want to do justice to my captain’s armband
Tashkent: Amadoni Komolov’s goal meant Tajikistan defeated Oman 1-0 on Sunday to keep their AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 knockout stage hopes alive and the skipper is determined to continue leading from the front.
An opening day 2-0 loss to Jordan meant Tajikistan had to win against Oman and Komolov was proud to have delivered, with the Central Asian side to face Group C leaders Korea Republic in a do-or-die tie on Wednesday.
Europe Wrap: Matildas duo win League Cup with Arsenal; Azmoun on target for Leverkusen
Kuala Lumpur: Australian pair Steph Catley and Caitlin Foord lifted the Women’s League Cup for Arsenal at the expense of their compatriot Sam Kerr and Chelsea after the Gunners beat the Blues 3-1 in Sunday’s final.
Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun was on the scoresheet for the second week running in Germany as Bayer Leverkusen defeated Hertha BSC 4-1, while Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma delivered a man-of-the-match performance for Brighton & Hove Albion in their latest Premier League victory.
Japanese youngster Ayase Ueda bagged a brace for Cercle Brugge in Belgium, Celtic’s Korean forward Oh Hyeon-gyu netted his first league goal in Scotland while his compatriot Hwang In-beom produced a stunner in Greece, so join the-AFC.com as we look back at how the Asian stars performed in Europe over the past week.