Bae Jun-ho sets sights on the quarterfinals.
The South Korea Under-20 team, led by head coach Kim Eun-joong, won 3-2 against Ecuador in the round of 16 of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 at Estadio Unico Madre de Ciudades in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, on Sunday (June 2). South Korea advanced, while Ecuador ended the tournament 안전놀이터.
Bae Jun-ho started on the left wing in a 4-4-2 formation with Kim Eun-jong-ho. Bae scored one goal and one assist while breaking down the opposing defense from the left flank. This helped us defeat Ecuador and reach the quarterfinals.
The same day, Bae Joon-ho spoke to the Korea Football Association (KFA) and said, “I felt sorry for myself because I had an injury before, so I played with the mindset of playing harder than I wanted to play well, and I think it worked out well.”
When asked how he felt when the score was 3-2 and the opponent was within striking distance, he said, “I was on the sidelines (as a substitute), but I was cheering for my teammates hard.
We now face Nigeria in the quarterfinals. They need another win to go further. “No matter who we play, we will prepare as well as we have so far. We will play well,” he added.