Son Heung-min’s free kick against Australia, Asian Cup ‘best goal’ candidate

AFC selects 8 candidates for Asian Cup ‘Goal of Tournament’… Vote until the 25th

‘Captain’ Son Heung-min (Tottenham)’s winning goal from a free kick in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup against Australia was nominated for the ‘Best Goal’ that highlighted the competition.

On the 22nd (Korean time), the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) began a fan vote to select the ‘Goal of Tournament’ through its website,

selecting eight ‘best goal’ candidates out of a total of 132 goals scored in this year’s Qatar Asian Cup. 카지노사이트

Among the eight goals nominated, Son Heung-min’s stunning right-footed free kick winning goal

in the quarterfinals against Australia was proudly included in the candidate list.

In the match against Australia held at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar on the 3rd,

Son Heung-min scored a free kick from the left side of the penalty arc with his right foot in the 14th minute of the first half of extra time when the game was tied 1-1,

leading Korea to a 2-1 comeback victory.

Regarding this, Asian Football Confederation said, “Korea went into overtime in the quarterfinals against Australia after scoring a penalty kick in extra time in the second half,” adding,

“Son Heung-min, who induced a penalty kick in extra time in the second half,

scored a wonderful free kick for the win near the left side of the penalty area. “It exploded,” he explained.

The candidate group included two scenes in which a goal was scored against Korea.

Malaysia’s Faisal Halim’s equalizing goal in the third group match

against Korea and Jordan’s Musa al-Tamari’s goal that defeated Korea in the semifinals were selected as candidates.

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