Korea edge Qatar in Toulon tournament
TOULON, France: Korea on Tuesday edged Qatar 2-1 in their final match of the
Toulon International Championship.
By virtue of their win on Tuesday, Korea finished the event in 11th place whereas
Qatar ended in 12th spot.
Minus Qatar, all teams fielded their U-21 players. Qatar, using the team to prepare
for this year’s AFC U 19 Asian Cup, fielded their U-19 players.
Qatar will start their Asian Cup 2018 match against UAE on Oct. 18. In the second
game, Qatar will face Indonesia on Oct. 21 before taking on China’s Taipei team
on the 24th of the same month.
Nasser Abdulsalam (64′) scored the goal for Qatar on Tuesday.
For Korea, Se-Jin Jeon (13′ penalty) and Young-Wook Cho (50′) scored the two
Qatar opened the event with a loss against Mexico before producing a 1-1 draw against
China. Qatar also lost to England last Friday.
The team will now return to Doha.
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