Seongnam U-18 advances to the semifinals of the Korea Football Association National High School Football Championship
- on May 20, 2023
The Seongnam FC under-18 (U-18) team (hereinafter referred to as Seongnam U-18) advanced to the semifinals at the Korea Football Association’s national high school soccer tournament.
The Seongnam club announced on the 20th that “Seongnam U-18 achieved the feat of advancing to the semifinals at the 44th Korea Football Association Cup National High School Football Championship.”
Seongnam U-18 went through three preliminary rounds and drew 1-1 with Suwon FC U-18 in the round of 12 of the tournament and won after a penalty shootout (5-3). Then, in the quarterfinals against Daejeon Hana Citizen U-18, they failed to decide the match 0-0, and then won the ticket to the semifinals after a close penalty shootout (4-3).
Goalkeeper Ahn Jae-min, who participated in the second field training for the pro team last winter, owes a lot to Seongnam U-18’s promotion. He led Seongnam U-18 to the semifinals with a series of saves. Unfortunately, they lost 0-1 to Ulsan Hyundai U-18 in the semifinals, but Kim Jae-chan, who won the highest score award in the Gyeonggi-do Governor Cup high school selection match, and captain Hong Seok-hyun, etc. also shined.
This season, Seongnam U-18 is quietly facing a golden age. This includes the efforts of Seongnam U-18 coach Kim Geun-cheol and coaches to create a performance without ups and downs through systematic training and to guide players to focus more on the game and become good players.
As a result, Seongnam U-18 tied for third place at the 2023 Baekwoon-gi National High School Football Tournament, runner-up in the 2023 Gyeonggi-do Governor’s High School Division Selection Tournament, and advanced to the semifinals of the National High School Football Tournament. In particular, Yoo Min-joon is steadily getting on the national team by age and making his name known.
The Seongnam club said,카지노사이트 “The youth coaches are working hard so that the players train in a better environment and become the right players. I am proud that the philosophy and teachings of this club have led to good results. We will support the players to complete the 2023 season without injury.”
Meanwhile, Seongnam plans to continue the virtuous cycle between youth players and professional teams and to send generous support and interest to youth players.