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AFC U-23 Championship: South Korea joins Japan, Iraq, and Qatar in the semi-finals

Japan will play Iraq and Qatar will face the challenge from South Korea.

South Korea got the better of Jordan in the quarter-final

After two days of scintillating quarter-final action, the final four teams vying for glory at this year's AFC U23 Championship in Qatar have been decided.

South Korea defeated Jordan with a controversial goal in the quarter-final while Iraq turned the game around after conceding an own goal, beating the United Arab Emirates with 3-1, Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Earlier this week, Japan booked their place in the semi-final by beating Iran with 3-0. The host team Qatar defeated DPR Korea with a precious goal in overtime.

In the semi-finals, Japan will play Iraq, and Qatar will face the challenge from South Korea.

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