Korea DPR defeat Cameroon to maintain title defence on monitor  

Korea DPR’s defence of their FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup title will proceed into the knockout phases, as a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Came...


Korea DPR’s defence of their FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup title will proceed into the knockout phases, as a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Cameroon of their Group C finale on Wednesday booked their spot within the quarter-finals of Uruguay 2018.

With each side looking for a win to advance to the final eight, the primary half noticed the Koreans carry extra of the play on the Estadio Alberto Suppici in Colonia Del Sacramento, however fall behind to Alice Kameni’s second purpose of the event simply six minutes in.

Regardless of the early deficit, Korea DPR went about taking management of the competition, discovering the again of the Cameroon internet with a purpose that was adjudged offside earlier than Ri Su-Gyong struck the publish with a penalty on 41 minutes.

The Asian facet’s efforts to attract stage have been rewarded simply earlier than half-time, as Ko Kyong-Hui managed to get on the scoresheet.

The defending champions picked up the place they left off within the second half and had a superb opportunity to take the lead when Kim Kyong-Yong had a transparent sight of the Cameroon purpose, however her shot may solely discover the arms of Cameroon goalkeeper Olga Ngo Esse.

But, with 1 / 4 of an hour remaining, Korea DPR accomplished the turnaround, as Ri Su-Jong fired house to make sure they completed as runners-up in Group C and face Group D winners Spain within the quarter-finals in Colonia Del Sacramento on 24 November.

Defeat for the Lioness Cubs noticed their event marketing campaign come to an finish within the group stage.

Participant of the match: Ri Su-Jong (PRK)

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