Korea Fails to Advance to Knockout Stage at U-20 Women's World Cup

  • By Sung Jin-hyuk

    August 19, 2022 10:28

    Korea failed to advance to the knockout stage of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, after losing to France 1-0 in its final group match in San Jose, Costa Rica on Thursday.
    Korea went on the attack from the start, with 60 percent of ball possession in the first half, but conceded the lead in the second half.
    Korean footballers leave the field after a match against France at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in San Jose, Costa Rica on Thursday. /Newsis
    In the 74th minute, Esther Mbakem-Niaro scored the winning goal for France off a header.
    In the previous group matches, Korea beat Canada 2-0 and lost 1-0 to Nigeria.
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