The Korea Professional Football Federation said on the 16th that the 2023 K-League Queen Cup, which will be held at Jecheon Football Center from the 14th to the 15th, ended with Suwon Samsung’s victory.
The K League Queen Cup, which marks its 13th anniversary this year, has been held by the federation since 2010 to expand the base of women’s soccer and revitalize sports culture.
In particular, the Queen Cup has been reorganized from the existing women’s college soccer tournament to a women’s futsal tournament linked to the K League club since last year, and this year it has been reborn as a women’s six-person mini soccer tournament
On the first day of the tournament, a total of 420 amateur women’s soccer teams from all 25 K-League clubs participated, a total of five groups each played a group qualifying tournament, and the next day, each group’s ranking met.
With Seoul E-Land, Chungnam Asan FC, Suwon Samsung, Jeju United and Daejeon Hana Citizen advancing to the first-place group tournament, Suwon beat Chungnam Asan and Seoul E-Land 4-1 and 2-0 respectively, and Daejeon beat Jeju United 1-0 to reach the final.
Suwon won 3-0 after Suwon Kim Hyun-sun scored a hat trick after a tight game between the two teams that met in the final this year following last year. With this, Suwon has achieved its second consecutive Queen Cup victory.
The winning team Suwon and the runner-up Daejeon received the Adidas official ball for trophies and injuries, respectively, while the first participating team, Gimpo, won the Fair Play Award.
Suwon Lee Se-bin won the overall MVP of the tournament, and Suwon Kim Hyun-sun, who scored 11 goals, won the most points award.
In addition, the MVPs for each group were Hwang Sam-yi (FC Anyang), Kim Ji-yeon (Ansan Greeners), Kim Seo-hyun (Bucheon FC), and Cho Min-young (Jeonnam Dragons), the fourth-ranked group. All MVPs were awarded trophies and small prize money.