Round of 16 set, wildcards are Nigeria-New Zealand-Slovakia-Tunisia…Japan-France eliminated

The round of 16 at the U-20 World Cup has been finalized. 메이저놀이터

Kim Eun-joong’s U-20 national team drew 0-0 with the Gambia in their third match of Group F at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 on Monday (June 29) at the Mendoza Stadium in Mendoza, Argentina. With one win and two draws in the group, South Korea has five points and advances to the Round of 16 in second place behind the Gambia (seven points).

With all the group matches completed, the round of 16 bracket has been outlined. The third wild card was drawn as Nigeria-New Zealand-Slovakia-Tunisia. New Zealand will face the United States, Nigeria will face host Argentina, Slovakia will face Colombia, and Tunisia will face powerhouse Brazil. The other round of 16 matches will pit Uzbekistan against Israel and Italy against England. South Korea will face Ecuador for the first time since four years ago. The tournament will take place next month on June 2.

Japan, on the other hand, was eliminated in the group stage. They were tied with Slovakia, Tunisia, and France for third place with three points, but lost on goal differential (-1). France, the favorite to win the tournament, beat Honduras in their final group game, but failed to earn a wild card.

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