South Korea Takes Third in Under 21 World Cup

Nicaragua had played South Korea tough in an earlier game, knotting them up 2-2 after five. They saw the game slip away, eventually losing 9-2. South Korea made sure of this game early, turning a 1-0 lead after three into a 8-0 rout after five. They eventually won 10-4.

Ja-Wook Koo went deep with a solo blast for Korea. Seong-Ho Kang drove in three runs with his bases loaded triple in the fifth. The three Asian dragons, Tawian, Japan and South Korea took the gold, silver and bronze in the tournament. They were ranked 4-2-8 entering the tournament.

The final standings of the tournament:

Taiwan
Japan
South Korea
Nicaragua
Czech Republic
Australia
Italy
Venezuela
Netherlands
New Zealand
Mexico

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