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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- South Korea was selected as the host of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup on Thursday. 

In a vote during FIFA's Executive Committee meeting in Brazil, South Korea edged out Azerbaijan for the right to host the world's premier youth football tournament. 

The U-20 World Cup will be the fourth FIFA-sanctioned competition that South Korea will stage, after the 2001 Confederations Cup; the 2002 World Cup, which it co-hosted with Japan; and the 2007 U-seventeen World Cup. 

South Korea is the third country to host all four FIFA events, after Japan and Mexico. 

Source: Busan eFM News

Image: Korea Times

South Korea Selected Host of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup


RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — South Korea was selected as the host of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup on Thursday. 

In a vote during FIFA’s Executive Committee meeting in Brazil, South Korea edged out Azerbaijan for the right to host the world’s premier youth football tournament. 

The U-20 World Cup will be the fourth FIFA-sanctioned competition that South Korea will stage, after the 2001 Confederations Cup; the 2002 World Cup, which it co-hosted with Japan; and the 2007 U-seventeen World Cup. 

South Korea is the third country to host all four FIFA events, after Japan and Mexico. 

Source: Busan eFM News

Image: Korea Times


 

 

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