Under-17 Women’s World Cup: North Korea Defeats USA

North Korea achieved their first victory in the Women’s World Cup. They have managed to defeat the United States with 3-0 in an encounter of Group C at Uruguay, Colonia Del Sacramento at Estadio Profesor Alberto Suppici.

Even in the wet conditions, North Korea is known had kept on scoring all 3 goals from the situations of the set-piece. The American coach, Mark Carr would definitely have to work with the cars in order to counter the set-piece conditions prior to facing Germany in a subsequent encounter.

The country has started with Choe Kum-OK brightly. She was able to force a save from Angelina Anderson. Nonetheless, Stars and Striped have been fortunate since Ko Kyung-Hui did not use the free ball. After a corner, the Americans didn’t clear the ball. This had resulted in a goal-mouth melee. After this, Ri Kum-Hyang received the ball on her path. Then it struck the right corner after diving Angelina Anderson for putting the defending Champions in place of 1-0.

North Korea was probing the American goal on a constant basis. They did this with another long-range effort taken by Ko Jyong-Hui. A close post header from Kim Yun-Ok swooped inside the goal post for putting North Korea in a position of 2-0 before the following corner. North Korea was able to secure another corner in the second half. This was a strong strike by Kim Kyong-Yong had won the game due to the defending Champions since Sunshine Fonters failed to clear the ball.

North Korea has the chance to add a fourth when Kim Ryu-Song has passed on the sliding challenge from the player Michela Agresti. Nonetheless, the goalkeeper of United States Angelina Anderson had thwarted her ultimate effort in the game.