South Korea U24 3-1 Ghana U24: Ten-man Taegeuk Warriors too robust for Black Meteors

Samuel Fabin’s workforce couldn’t get previous the Olympic workforce in Seogwipo

Ghana U24 suffered their third consecutive defeat on their tour of Asia after a 3-1 defeat towards South Korea U24 in a global pleasant on Saturday.

Sang-Min Lee, Seung-Woo Lee and Kyu-Seong Jo scored for the Taegeuk Warriors, which made little distinction to Samuel Obeng Gyabaa’s comfort.

The sport is the primary of two video games between the 2 sides.

That is adopted by successive 6-0 and 4-0 defeats to Japan’s U24 workforce in two earlier friendlies.

The Video games are a part of Ghana’s preparations for the 2023 African Cup of Nations, whereas each Japan and Korea are utilizing the Video games as exams for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

After Meteors coach Samuel Paa Kwasi Fabin pulled a spot within the earlier two video games, he known as a powerful line of scrimmage and relied on Genk’s winger Osman Bukari, Schalke 04 man Joselpho Barnes and Colchester United striker Kwame Afriyie Adubofour Poku.

Within the 18th minute, Sang-Min gave the hosts the lead and defeated Ghana’s central defender Frank Assinki with a head after a cross from the fitting.

When Jin-Ya Kim was despatched off for a reckless sort out within the thirty ninth minute, it appeared like Fabin’s workforce had been utilizing their numerical benefit to begin a race to catch up.

The Meteors held up nicely for the rest of the primary half however noticed their defenses damaged 13 minutes after the break when Seung-Woo reacted rapidly and despatched a rebound into the web after his first try fell again into the sport after falling towards the submit .

Within the 66th minute it was Kyu Seong’s flip to jot down his identify on the rating sheet, casually decide a ball on his chest together with his again to the purpose within the field and hit a close-range shot into the web.

Ghana lastly discovered the purpose quarter-hour earlier than the top of the sport, their first purpose in three video games when substitute Obeng shot previous the Korean goalkeeper.

The 2 groups will meet once more on Tuesday for the second recreation and Ghana’s final of their Asia tour.

The Meteors shall be watching the upcoming Olympics behind their televisions after failing to qualify for the championship on the 2019 Africa U23 Cup in Egypt.

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