The men’s football team from China U-19 won the Huashan Cup.

The men’s football team from China U-19 won the Huashan Cup. XI’AN, China, June 10 (Xinhua) — Here on Monday, China defeated South Korea 2-0 to win the Huashan Cup, an invitational U-19 men’s football competition.

Despite having the better of play in the first half, the South Koreans were unable to score.

The men's football team from China U-19 won the Huashan Cup.

In order to bolster their offensive in the second half, China substituted two attackers, and in the 77th minute, Liu Chengyu’s close-range header gave them the lead.

The hosts increased their lead in the ninetieth minute when Liu, a 17-year-old striker, dribbled to score during a counterattack.

China won the tournament with two victories and one tie after defeating South Korea.

“This win will help our players grow up contentedly. They performed admirably both tonight and throughout the competition, according to China’s head coach Dejan Durdevic.

In another game on Monday, Uzbekistan defeated Vietnam 2-1 thanks to a goal by Murodjon Komilov in the 93rd minute.

In 2025, China will play host to the AFC U-20 Asian Cup.

Article source english.news.cn

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