Moon Hosts Dinner for U-20 Footballers

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    June 20, 2019 10:34

    President Moon Jae-in hosted a dinner for the Korean men's U-20 football team at Cheong Wa Dae on Wednesday.

    "I'm very glad to see the players, the coaching staff including head coach Chung Jung-yong, and officials from the Korea Football Association," Moon said in his welcoming remarks. "I'm very proud of you, who made all Korean football fans happy. The second-place finish was incredible, but the process [of achieving it] was even better," he added.

    President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook (center) pose with young footballers and their coach Chung Jung-yong (next to Moon) at Cheong Wa Dae on Wednesday. /Newsis
    Korea lost to Ukraine in the final of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland last week and settled for the runner-up finish.

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