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‘Casey Fair multi-goaler’ Kim Eun Jung-ho helps U-17s beat China to book World Cup spot

For the first time in six years, South Korea’s U-17 women’s soccer team has qualified for the FIFA U17 World Cup.

Kim defeated China 2-1 in the third-place match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-17 Women’s Asian Cup 2024 in Bali, 안전카지노사이트 Indonesia, on Monday (June 19).

South Korea, who had previously lost 0-3 to Japan in the quarterfinals, beat China to earn a spot in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2024 in the Dominican Republic, which is awarded to the top three teams.

It is the first time in six years that the U-17 team has qualified for the Women’s World Cup since the 2018 tournament.

Leading the way in the victory was U.S.-born, mixed-race forward Casey Fair (Angel City), who scored multi-goal games in the 13th minute of the first half and the 39th minute of the second half. He had only one assist in the tournament before this game, but he was all smiles when it mattered most, scoring his first goal of the tournament.

South Korea took the lead in the 13th minute of the first half. Won Joo-eun’s pass was finished by Paire. In the 36th minute of the second half, China’s Dong Yueze equalized, but she scored the game-winner three minutes later to secure the victory.

The U-17 World Cup will be held in October.

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