DPRK Qualified for 2020 AFC U-23 Championship

Date: 14/05/2019 | Source: Sports DPRK English | Read original version at source

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Group G matches for qualification for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship took place in Mongolia from March 22 to 26, Juche 108 (2019).

Divided into 11 groups, matches were played on a round-robin basis to select first placers of each group and four best teams among second placers. Those 15 teams and the host will compete in the upcoming championship.

The DPRK team belonged to Group G and had matches with the teams from Mongolia, Singapore and Hong Kong, China.

It beat its Mongolian opponents 1-0 and tied with its Singaporeans 1-1.

It won the game with Hong Kong, China 2-0 on March 26 to secure a berth for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship.

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