Daejeon lifted the trophy by winning 5-2 against Ulsan Hyundai U15 (hereinafter referred to as Ulsan) in the final of the ‘2023 GROUND.N K League U14 Championship’ held at Cheonan Football Center at 7 p.m. on the 20th. On the 12th, Daejeon got off to a good start with a 3-2 victory over Seongnam FC U15 in the first round of the group qualifying round. Since then, Seoul has won 3-0 in the second round against E-Land FC U15, confirming its advance to the quarterfinals early. Daejeon advanced to the quarterfinals with the top spot (2 wins and 1 loss) in the group despite losing 2-5 in the third round against Pohang Steelers U15. 스포츠토토킹
Daejeon, which settled in the semifinals with a 3-2 victory after a penalty shootout in the quarterfinals against Suwon FC U15, met FC Anyang U15 in the semifinals and advanced to the final with a 3-1 victory. Daejeon, which met Ulsan in the final, started with Lee Ji-woo’s score in the 9th minute of the first half and succeeded in Yang Won-young’s multi-goal and Kim Seo-joon and Kim Sun-woo’s consecutive goals. Although Ulsan allowed two runs at the end of the second half, he showed excellent performance and won the championship 5-2.
The main team of Daejeon’s second-year students won various elementary school competitions, including the 2021 “Elementary Soccer League Daejeon Region” victory and the “Elementary Soccer League Dream Jaram Festival and the 50th National Youth Sports Festival.”
Coach Kim Yoon-yeol and coach Kim Sang-ho, who led the golden generation to win the championship, won the Best Coach Award and the Best Coach Award, respectively. In addition, Kim Ji-ho won the Best Player Award, Kim Sun-woo won the Attack Award, and Kim Woo-ri won the Best Young Play Award. In addition, Daejeon ended splendidly with the Fair Play Team Award.
Head coach Kim Yoon-yeol said, “It was a difficult competition in many ways, including hot weather, changing the schedule of the game due to typhoons, and COVID-19 infection of the main players. I was able to win thanks to the club that supported me a lot and the players who overcame it with one mind. “Thank you to everyone who supported me, and I will work harder to foster excellent players,” he said.