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North Korea won the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019

Hero InterContinental Cup 2019

The second edition of the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 was played between the host India (101), Syria (85), Tajikistan (120) and North Korea (122) at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad.

DPR Korea (North Korea) defeated Tajikistan in the final to win the title.

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Final:

North Korea won the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019
North Korea won the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 (source: AIFF)

North Korea 1-0 Tajikistan

Substitute Pak Hyon Il scored the only goal of the game in the 71st minute as North Korea defeated Tajikistan to win the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019.

Match 6:

India 1-1 Syria

Narender Ghelot (51′) scored the opening goal with a header which was later equalized by Firas Al-Khatib (78′) penalty kick which left the game with teams sharing points. Syria failed to earn a point which failed its dreams of reaching the final of the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019.

Match 5:

North Korea 1-0 Tajikistan

Ri Jin scored in the 33rd minutes as North Korea defeated Tajikistan which led to the exit of the host nation India from the tournament who will play Syria in their final game.

Match 4:

India 2-5 North Korea

Three goals in the first half and two goals in the second half helped North Korea thrashed India in the second game of the tournament.

Match 3:

Tajikistan 2-0 Syria

Goals from Komron (46′) and Barotov (67′) helped Tajikistan keep a perfect winning streak at the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019.

Match 2:

Syria 5-2 North Korea

A double from Mohammad and Shadi Hamwi helped Syria claim a strong victory against North Korea.

Match 1:

India 2-4 Tajikistan

Sunil Chhetri scored twice in the first half but Tajikistan thrashed India’s defense in the second half with four goals.

DateMatch
July 7thLeagueIndia 2-4 Tajikistan
July 8thLeagueSyria 5-2 North Korea
July 10thLeagueTajikistan 2-0 Syria
July 13thLeagueIndia 2-5 North Korea
July 15thLeagueNorth Korea 1-0 Tajikistan
July 16thLeagueIndia 1-1 Syria
July 19thFinalNorth Korea 1-0 Tajikistan

All matches will start from 8:00 PM (IST)

TeamGPWLDGD
Tajikistan3210+3
North Korea3210+1
Syria3111+1
India3021-5

Top Two teams will play in the finals.

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