South Korea defeat Nigeria in U20 World Cup Quarter Finals

South Korea vs Nigeria: Time and Where to watch the Flying Eagles battle tricky Korea

Full Time score: South Korea 1 – 0 Nigeria. 

In an exhilarating match at the U20 World Cup, the South Korean national team showcased their exceptional skills and determination as they triumphed over Nigeria with a scoreline of 1-0. This remarkable victory propelled them to the semi-finals, further solidifying their reputation as a force to be reckoned with in international youth football.



From the opening whistle, both teams displayed their eagerness to dominate the game. The match was filled with thrilling moments, as players from both sides exhibited their technical prowess and tactical acumen. The Nigerian team, known for their physicality and speed, posed a formidable challenge to the South Korean defense. However, the South Korean players demonstrated impressive resilience and discipline, thwarting their opponents’ attacks and maintaining a solid defensive line.


As the match progressed, South Korea began to assert their authority on the pitch, taking control of the midfield and dictating the tempo of the game. Their precise passing and intelligent movement allowed them to create several scoring opportunities. After a series of near misses, it was the South Korean forward, Seok-Hyun Choi who finally broke the deadlock with a clinical finish, sending the crowd into a frenzy of celebration.



Following the goal, Nigeria pushed forward aggressively in search of an equalizer. The South Korean defense, however, remained resolute, with their goalkeeper making crucial saves to preserve their slender lead. The match reached a crescendo as Nigeria launched a relentless onslaught in the dying minutes, but the South Korean backline stood tall, denying their opponents any chance to level the score.


The final whistle sounded, and jubilation erupted amongst the South Korean players and supporters. Their hard-fought victory secured their spot in the semi-finals of the U20 World Cup, a remarkable achievement that showcased their talent and determination on the international stage. The team’s success was a testament to their meticulous preparation, cohesive teamwork, and unwavering spirit.



As the tournament progressed, South Korea’s accomplishment reverberated throughout the footballing world, earning them admiration and respect from fans and pundits alike. The team’s journey to the semi-finals became an inspiration for aspiring young players in South Korea and served as a catalyst for further development and investment in youth football within the country.


With their sights set on the ultimate prize, the South Korean team prepared for their upcoming semi-final clash, knowing that they would face another formidable opponent. The players were filled with confidence and belief in their abilities, eager to continue their remarkable run in the U20 World Cup and write their names in footballing history.

South Korea vs Nigeria: H2h Time and Where to watch the Flying Eagles battle tricky Korea.

Live Update: South Korea vs Nigeria U-20 LIVE Score Updates (1-0).



Emmanuel’s shot inside the area goes over the top.


Second overtime begins

HALF TIME in Extra Time



Ibrahim with a mid-range shot that goes wide.

95′ Goal

SOUTH KOREA GOAL Seok-Hyun Choi with a shot from a corner kick to open the scoring 1-0 after beating two Nigerian




Match ongoing now .

First half of first Extra Time:

Full Time

South Korea 0 – 0 Nigeria

90+ 4′

Corner kick to South Korea.


Add 5 minutes more


Oh, what a great miss by the flying Eagles of Nigeria



Enter Hwang and ChoiBae and Soo come out

South Korea changes


Ibrahim with the flash that goes wide.


Han in, Yong out, South Korea change


Lee with the flash to the goalkeeper’s hands


Daga’s mid-range shot goes wide of the goal.


Free kick to South Korea



Live updates:



Two more minutes are added


Service rejected by the defense after a good run by Nigeria’s Daniel Bameyi


Very close match where the guest of honor has not yet been able to arrive in Argentina.


Salim Lawal’s set-piece is headed by Salim Lawal into the side netting.


Victor Eletu’s shot from half distance goes wide.


Sunday’s shot hits the defensive wall.


Lee Young-Jun falls inside the area, but the referee indicates that there is nothing to report.


Abel Ogwuche’s shot inside the area goes into the hands of the goalkeeper


More persistence from the Nigerian side, but still not deep


Game starts between South Korea and Nigeria


South Korea  Nigeria
0 Shots 1
0 Shots on target 0
31% Possession 69%
64 Passes 141

Nigeria substitutes

  1 Nathaniel Nwosu  17 Kahinde Ibrahim


16 John Utoblo

20 Joshua John

14 Ibrahim Abdullahi

13 Israel Domingo

18 Samson Lawal

19 Umeh Emmanuel

2 Augustine Njoku

XI Nigeria

21 Chijioke Aniagboso, 5 Abel Ogwuche, 12 Benjamin Fredrick, 3 Solomon Agbalaka, 6 Daniel Bameyi, 4 Daniel Daga, 8 Tochukwu Nnadi, 10 Victor Eletu, 9 Salim Lawal, 15 Jude Sunday, 11 Ibrahim Muhammad.


South Korea substitutes

 12 Kim Jung-Hun  3 Hwang In-Taek

16 Lee Seung-Joon

10 Bae Jun-Ho

13 Choi Ye-Hoon

6 Park Hyun-Bin

15 Cho Young-Kwang

17 Lee Ji-han

21 Moon Hyun-Ho

XI South Korea

1 Kim Joon-Hong, 20 Kim Ji-Soo, 4 Choi Seok-Hyun, 19 Bae Seo-Joon, 2 Park Chang-Woo, 14 Kang Sang-Yun, 5 Lee Chan-Ouk, 11 Kang Seong-Jin, 7 Kim Yong-Hak, 9 Lee Young-Jun, 8 Lee Seung-Won.


Nigeria and South Korea will face each other in the FIFA U20 World Cup quarterfinals, having previously competed against each other in the tournament.


The quarterfinal match of the FIFA U20 World Cup in Argentina will feature Nigeria’s Flying Eagles and South Korea.

Both countries have a history of facing each other at the FIFA World Cup and are prepared for another intriguing match.


In the first round of the knockout stages, Nigeria defeated host country Argentina, securing a spot in the quarterfinals.


On Wednesday night, the Flying Eagles won 2-0 against the hosts at San Juan with an impressive performance.


Ladan Bosso’s team put on an impressive defensive performance, and managed to score two goals in the second half thanks to Ibrahim Muhammad and Rilwanu Sarki.


South Korea qualified for the next round after winning a match against a South American team with a score of five goals.

South Korea u20 vs Nigeria u20: Time of the match


Nigeria is set to face Korea in a highly anticipated match scheduled for Sunday, with kick-off time at 6:30 pm Nigerian time.


The upcoming match between the two well-known rivals is set to take place at the Estadio Unico Madre de Cuidades.

Where to watch the game

Nigerian viewers have the option to catch the game on SuperSport through DStv channel 203 and 206, GOTV Channels  or stay updated with live coverage on Ejes Sports Nigeria’s Twitter and Facebook social media platforms.


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The World Football governing body, FIFA, is offering a complimentary stream for fans to relish in the exhilarating experience as the Flying Eagles pursue their first-ever title.

South Korea vs Nigeria U20 World Cup prediction.

Flying Eagles will defeat South Korea 2-1.


South Korea vs Nigeria U20 World Cup team news.


South Korea Under-20 head coach Kim Eun-joong has heaped praise on the preparedness of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles ahead of their upcoming quarterfinal clash in the ongoing tournament. In an interview with, Eun-joong expressed confidence in his team’s ability to secure a positive result against Nigeria, who stunned the football community with a historic 2-0 victory over Argentina.


Having closely observed Nigeria’s U-20 team in action against Argentina, Eun-joong commended their thorough preparation and physical prowess across all positions. He emphasized the need for his team to thoroughly analyze the Nigerian side’s performance in order to devise an effective strategy for the upcoming match.


Eun-joong also appealed for support from the Asian community, highlighting the significance of South Korea being the only Asian representative left in the competition. He expressed his commitment to preparing diligently and approaching the match with a strong sense of responsibility and pride.


The highly anticipated quarterfinal match between Nigeria and South Korea is scheduled to take place at the Estadio Único Madre de Ciudades in Santiago del Estero. The victor of this clash will earn a chance to progress to the next round and potentially face either Italy or Colombia in their quest for a spot in the tournament final.



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