The Korean men’s U-17 soccer team, which competed in a four-nation friendly tournament in Croatia, won a pleasant victory 안전놀이터in its first match against the home team, Croatia.
The U-17 national team, led by head coach Byun Seong-hwan, beat Croatia 2-1 in the first leg of the tournament held in Porec, Croatia on the 8th (local time).
After trailing 0-1 in the first half of the day, the national team won thanks to Yoon Do-young (Daejeon Hana Citizen U-18)’s equalizer in the 18th minute and Kim Seong-ju’s (Suwon Samsung U-18) goal in the 36th minute. Before the match, a moment of silence was held in memory of the victims of the earthquake in Turkiye.
In another match, Türkiye beat Denmark 2-1. With this, Korea became a joint leader with Turkiye. Korea will play the second match against Turkiye on the 11th.
Sung-Hwan Byun is preparing for the AFC U-17 Asian Cup finals to be held in Thailand in June. If you finish in the top 4 in this competition, you can participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in Peru in November.