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DPRK wins 2024 AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup

Date: 10/04/2024 | Source: Sports DPRK (En) | Read original version at source

DPRK women footballers took the first place in the 2024 AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup held in Uzbekistan.

The final match between the DPRK and Japanese teams took place on March 16.

DPRK players conceded one goal in the 20th minute of the match, but they managed to score two goals in the 44th and 86th minutes both from headers by player No. 13.

To recover the lost score, the opponent team attempted a full-scale attack, only to be repeatedly frustrated by the strong defence of Korean women.

The DPRK team beat the Japanese 2-1 and won the trophy and gold medals at the 2024 AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup.

DPRK player Chae Un Yong was awarded the best player prize and Chae Un Gyong the best goalkeeper prize.

The successful result of the DPRK women footballers greatly encourage all the people across the country full of patriotic enthusiasm to confidently usher in a new era of national rejuvenation.

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