‘2023 K-WIN CUP’ participated by all K League clubs, Suwon Samsung wins second consecutive title
Organized by the Korea Professional Football Association, sponsored by Blade Creative, Jecheon City, Lingtee, and Dongwon Spring Water, and funded by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Sports Promotion Organization, the 2023 K League Queen Cup concluded with Suwon Samseong winning the title.
Held at the Jecheon Football Center from Oct. 14 to Oct. 15, the K League Queen Cup attracted a total of 420 amateur women’s soccer teams from all 25 K League clubs.
On the first day of the tournament, the teams were divided into five groups of five teams and played group qualifiers, followed by group finals tournaments on the following day where the top two teams in each group met.
Seoul E-Land, Chungnam Asan FC, Suwon Samsung, Jeju United, and Daejeon Hana Citizen advanced to the first-place group tournament, where Suwon defeated Chungnam Asan and Seoul E-Land 4-1 and 2-0, respectively, and Daejeon defeated Jeju United 1-0 to reach the final. The two teams met in the final for the second year in a row, and after a tightly contested match, Suwon won 3-0 with Kim Hyun-sun scoring a hat trick. This was Suwon’s second consecutive Queen Cup title.
Winners Suwon and runners-up Daejeon each received a trophy and adidas kits, while first-timers Gimpo won the Fair Play Award.
Suwon’s Lee Se-bin was named the overall MVP of the tournament, while Suwon’s Kim Hyun-sun won the top scorer award with 11 goals.
Other group MVPs were Hwang Sam-i (FC Anyang) in the second place group, Kim Ji-yeon (Ansan Greeners) in the third place group, Kim Seo-hyun (Bucheon FC) in the fourth place group, and Cho Min-young (Jeonnam Dragons) in the fifth place group. All MVPs received a trophy and a small cash prize.
Meanwhile, the K League Queen Cup, now in its 13th year, has been organized since 2010 by the Korean Football Association to expand the base of women’s soccer and revitalize sports culture. In particular, the Queen Cup has been reorganized from a women’s college soccer tournament to a women’s futsal tournament in partnership with K League clubs since last year, and this year, 온라인카지노 it was reborn as a women’s six-a-side mini soccer tournament.
In addition, the Queen Cup received favorable reviews for providing training subsidies, transportation, and accommodation support for all participating teams, as well as socialization among players through recreational events, and a game format that allowed all participating teams to enjoy the tournament to the end without being eliminated early.