[SPORTS] Korea to Host U-20 World Cup in 2017

D-Bo, Dec. 6, 2013, 11:12 a.m.


Korea was selected by a vote from the FIFA executive committee in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil to host the 2017 FIFA Under 20 World Cup.  The other country candidate to host the 2017 season was Azerbajian.

With the decision Korea becomes the third country to host FIFA's four biggest men's events after Japan and Mexico. The others were the 2001 Confederations Cup, 2002 World Cup and 2007 U-17 World Cup. 

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