AFC U23 Final Live Streaming: South Korea vs Japan TV Channels Info: Today South Korea will take on Japan in AFC U23 Championship Final on 30 Jan Saturday at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha. The match will kick off at 17:45 Local Time, 23:30 KST Korea Time. Both Young teams will face to win the AFC u23 Final today in Doha. We have listed some live streaming links and tv channels info on where to watch AFC U23 Final Online between South Korea vs Japan.
Korea reached to the Final after beating Qatar by 3-1 which is a huge win for them while Japan reached to the final after beating Iraq by 2-1. Both U23 Final teams are set to win the title. With this final, both side also secured a spot to play in Rio De Janeiro.
AFC U23 Final South Korea:
It wasn’t easy for the Korea Republic to beat Qatar to make a spot in the final. But Shin Tae-Yong has done it. Also, coach Shin Tae-Yong said his team will have no rest to prepare for U23 Final to take on great rivals Japan at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium on Saturday evening.
There is an intense regional rivalry between Koreans and Japanese so Shin will not take it lightly and allowing his team to rest before the match.
Korea has played 5 matches to reach to this stage and they have on the 4 out of 5 with 1 draw. They have conquered over Qatar by 3-1, Jordan by 1-0, Irag by 1-1 draw, Yemen by 5-0 huge win, and Uzbekistan by 2-1. Shin side has conceded 3 Goals in the tournament in comparison to Japan 2 Goals so they know they have to face tough rivals with strong defence.
Two late goals from Kwon Chang-hoon and Moon Chang-jin helped Koreans to secure a spot in final and Olympics.
Highlights from Korea’s thrilling late comeback against AFC U-23 hosts Qatar:
AFC U23 Final Japan:
Takumi Minamino and Musashi Suzuki Japan two strikers will not be playing in the Today Final against Korea Republic at Doha. Japan has also secured a spot in Olympics 2016 with Final of AFC U23 after beating Iraq in Semi-Final.
The last time when Japan and Korea face each other in London Olympics 2012 in bronze medal game they lost the match. That match must be in the minds of Japanese players and this they don’t want to lose this opportunity. Although players are changed after 4 years loss, so it is interesting to see who take the charge.
With Japan having conceded only two goals in the entire championship. Korean Team knows that they will face a tough time trying to break through the back line of Makoto Teguramori’s team.
Highlights from Japan’s hard-fought win over Iraq in the semi-finals:
Where to Watch South Korea vs Japan Final Live:
TV listings, live streaming info, kick-off time
- In the USA at 9.30 EST on One World Sports
- In South Korea at 23.30 KST on Star Sports Korea
- In Canada at 9.30 ET: One World Sports
- In India, Star Sports 4 on 8 PM IST.