After their latest match in the Asian Football Confederation U-23 Championship, South Korean is getting closer to their goal. This is because they are now just one win away from qualifying for the Men’s Olympic football tournament. However, will the South Korea Football Team Qualify for the 2020 Olympics for their ninth straight appearance?
According to sports betting odds websites, the South Korean football team is lucky to have made it this far. This is because they barely won against them last Sunday in a 2-1 victory. It was thanks to a free kick by Lee Dong-gyeong that they won at the Thammasat Stadium in Rangsit,Thailand.
One More Win Before the South Korea Football Team Qualify for the 2020 Olympics
According to football betting news, the AFC event is also the qualifying competition for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Therefore, the top three teams will qualify to participate in the Olympics. The South Korean football team has a long history of qualifying for the Olympics and that is a lot of pressure for them.
The two champs of the elimination rounds – Uzbekistan will confront Saudi Arabia in the other match Wednesday – Furthermore, the two elimination round losers will play in the third-place coordinate Saturday for the final Olympic billet.
Thanks to the leadership of coach by Kim Hak-bum, South Korea have had four straight triumphs. In addition, three of them were during the group stage and one in the knockout stage. According to soccer forums, they are the only country with 4 wins in the tournament.
Betting Software company says that dramatic finishes have been the trend for them so far. South Korea opened their gathering stage with a 1-0 triumph over China on Jan. 9, with second-half sub Lee Dong-jun netting the triumphant objective only seconds from what might have been a humiliating draw against the substantial dark horses.