Women’s college soccer was also defeated by Japan. He fought well, but was pushed back.
The Korean women’s college football selection team, led by Korea University head coach Koh Hyun-ho, lost 1-4 in the 1st Denso Cup Korea-Japan University Women’s Football Regular Match against the Japanese women’s college football selection team held at Urayasu Stadium in Chiba Prefecture, Japan on the 20th. . The two teams were tied 1-1 in the first half of the 90 minutes. It was Japan that had the last laugh. Korea bowed its head in overtime, conceding consecutive runs to the opponent.
It was a historic match. The men’s division celebrated its 21st exchange this year. On the other hand, the women’s division clashed for the first time in this tournament.
In terms of objective indicators, Korea is inferior. Team A has clashed 33 times, with 4 wins, 11 draws and 18 losses. The record of the national team under the age of 20 (U-20), which is similar to the university division, is also pushed back to 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses. The only joy was a 2-0 victory in the Asian Football Confederation Under-19 Championship held in Nanjing, China in October 2013.
The team’s enthusiasm was solid. Prior to the match, coach Koh said, “It’s a match against Japan, which is recognized as a strong player in women’s soccer. It’s a burden, but I’ll do my best to represent Korean women’s soccer.” Kang Ji-yeon, who served as the captain, also pledged, “No matter what event, the match between Korea and Japan is important. I was honored to represent Korea. I will definitely repay you with victory.”
The national team included Bae Ye-bin (Widuk University) and Lee Eun-young (Korea University), who also joined the A national team led by coach Colin Bell. The team arrived at the decisive field on the 19th after working together in Mungyeong, Gyeongbuk from the 13th. The players were in a situation where their bodies were not properly relaxed, but they showed a willingness to train in the evening ahead of the Korea-Japan match.
Korea took the lead. In the 11th minute of the first half, Kwak Ro-young stole the ball from the opponent and ran fiercely toward the Japanese camp. Kwak Ro-young shook Japan’s net with a clever right-footed chip shot. Japan counterattacked. In the 23rd minute of the first half, Nikki Manami scored the equalizer in a counterattack situation. The two teams ended the first half 1-1.
A fierce battle for the winning goal unfolded. The bench fight was also fierce. They confronted each other by alternately using replacement cards. For Korea, it was regrettable that Park Soo-jung’s shot slightly missed the opponent’s goal in the 42nd minute of the second half. Eventually, the game between the two teams went into overtime. 스포츠토토
The tight balance was broken in the 4th minute of the first half of overtime. Japan laughed. In a free kick situation, Saki Ishizaka’s cross was headed by Ai Katsura. Japan, which gained momentum, widened the score with Mai Kadowaki’s consecutive goals in the 11th and 14th minutes of the first half of extra time. Korea launched a counterattack, but failed to turn the game around. Korea bowed their heads 1-4.
Meanwhile, at the 1st Korea-Japan 1st and 2nd year championships held earlier, Korea’s representative Incheon University lost to the University of Tsukuba (Japan) 1-5.