South Korea won the game in extra time thanks to a header in the first half.
South Korea defeated Nigeria in extra time thanks to a header from Choi Seok-Hyun five minutes into the first half.
It was South Korea’s first and only shot on goal in Nigeria’s third extra-time quarterfinal loss 2007, 2011, and 2023.
Coach Ladan Bosso used 10 of the 11 players who started against Argentina. Victor Eletu took the place of Samson Lawal.
The Flying Eagles controlled the ball for more than 70% of the first 10 minutes and scored their first goal.