KTO, Startup Junkie forge partnership for extending tourism technology globally

Kim Dong-il, right, executive vice president of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), and Louis Diesel, Startup Junkie's head of Asia,  pose after signing a business agreement at the KTO Seoul Center in central Seoul, Thursday. Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and Startup Junkie, a U.S.-based entrepreneurial support organization, signed a business agreement, Thursday, to bolster projects testing the viability of ideas, products, services and technologies within the tourism sector.Through this partnership, the focus will extend to addressing specific system requirements in hotels and tourism sectors of various countries. The goal is to identify and match Korean companies possessing technologies that cater to these demands.Startup Junkie will play a pivotal role in supporting testing and evaluation processes, ensuring the practical effectiveness of these technologies when implemented within the intricate operational processes of the overseas tourism industry.Established in 2011 by the Sam Walton family, the founders of U.S. retail giant Walmart, Startup Junkie has been dedicated to nurturing U.S. startups and fostering an enabling environment for their growth. This has involved conducting accelerations in technology and high-growth sectors, along with managing venture capital funds.It is recently focusing on expanding partnerships with tourism sectors such as hotels, convention centers and travel agencies across Asia.

Through the business agreement, both parties pledged to cooperate in information exchange for the global expansion of tourism companies. They will actively support overseas demonstrations of domestic tourism companies’ innovative technologies and services, aiming for global growth and impact.Additionally, a joint project focusing on digital transformation and environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) aspects within the global tourism industry is on the agenda. This initiative can contribute to addressing issues like overtourism, which arises when destinations face an influx of visitors beyond sustainable levels”Indonesia will be our inaugural overseas country that will be supported with tourism technologies through this agreement,” said Kim Dong-il, executive vice president of the KTO.”The KTO will diligently pursue opportunities for business collaboration with government agencies and enterprises within the global tourism sector, aiming to establish a service export blueprint for our domestic tourism companies.”Since 2020, the KTO has supported over 110 startups in global expansion through the Tourism Global Challenge Program and support centers in Singapore and Tokyo. Its efforts paid off last year with a total of 80 impressive achievements, including establishing overseas subsidiaries, 메이저 forging partnerships and attracting investments.

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Saemangeum transforms into attractive industrial complex

Doosan Fuel Cell's solid oxide fuel cell plant at Saemangeum National Industrial Complex in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, Wednesday / Yonhap

GUNSAN, North Jeolla Province — Saemangeum is shaping itself as the country’s key industrial hub, taking advantage of its vast 397 million square meter-large landfilled region next to the West Sea to attract companies, harness renewable energies and build a new residential town for workers and families, according to Saemangeum Development and Investment Agency (SDIA), Thursday.The national industrial complex in the northern part of Saemangeum — a landfilled region two-thirds the size of Seoul on the country’s west coast with jurisdiction across North Jeolla Province’s Gunsan and Buan County — has finished allotting 90 percent of its entire lots to 49 companies. Twenty-eight of them have already begun running their factories, while the rest are currently building plants there.Since President Yoon Suk Yeol’s inauguration in May 2022, the industrial complex has attracted investments worth 10.1 trillion won ($7.4 billion). Prior to the Yoon administration, since the agency’s establishment in 2013, the complex had received investments totaling just 1.5 trillion won.In 2023 alone, a group of secondary battery companies and material-part-equipment developers announced they will invest 6.6 trillion won in the complex. LG Chem and SK on plan to invest 1.2 trillion won with their Chinese partners, while LS Group said it plans to invest 1.8 trillion won. Ronbay Korea New Energy Materials also said it will invest 1.2 trillion won.

The SDIA is still busy reclaiming land from the sea in the region. Companies that have an urgent need to move in are demanding the agency expedite the process, according to SDIA Administrator and Vice Minister Kim Kyung-ahn.”We’ve never expected Saemangeum would see such a rush of companies wanting to move in,” Kim said. Saemangeum will house companies in the rechargeable battery, car, food and MICE (meetings, incentive travel, conventions and exhibitions) industries.Doosan Fuel Cell, which completed a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) plant with a 50-megawatt capacity at the complex last July, is now producing SOFC samples using the plant’s fully automated, 250-meter-long assembly line until the scheduled start of mass production next April.”We looked at five national industrial complexes in the country, including those in Changwon, Yongin and Iksan, before deciding to build our latest SOFC plant in Saemangeum,” the company’s Global Chief Manufacturing Officer Bang Won-jo said. “We found Saemangeum most company-friendly as to conditions of site and incentives.”Kim meets with heads of companies, either already in the complex or planning to move in, on a regular basis to exchange opinions. On Wednesday, 11 companies to move in met Kim at SDIA’s office to file requests or complaints. A chemical and biotech company requested an additional rear entrance to its planned factory, while an energy materials developing firm asked if it can help with hiring locally. Kim gave promising answers to both of them.Kim is equipping the complex with all he can to cater to its companies, including power supply, social overhead capital and incentives. To facilitate future exports that will stringently monitor carbon footprints, particularly in Europe and the United States, the complex is working on supplying renewable energy sources to require the companies to minimize their carbon 슬롯놀이터 emissions.

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Pentagon refuses to comment on whether Korea should offer lethal arms support to Ukraine

Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder answers questions during a briefing at the Pentagon April 15 in Arlington, Virginia. AFP-Yonhap

A Pentagon spokesperson refused Thursday to comment on whether the United States wants Seoul to provide lethal arms support to Ukraine, after South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol reaffirmed his administration’s policy against any provision of offensive weapons to the war-torn country.Seoul has maintained a stance to offer humanitarian and non-lethal defense assistance to Ukraine, such as protective suits, demining equipment and other military supplies, though pressure has continued for arms support to the country.”I will let the Republic of Korea (ROK) speak for itself when it comes to what they feel comfortable with providing to support Ukraine,” Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder told a press briefing, referring to South Korea by its official name.”The ROK is an incredible ally, and they certainly have provided non-lethal assistance to Ukraine and support the broader effort to deter and prevent Russian aggression in Ukraine,” he added.

He was responding to a question over whether Washington wants Seoul to provide 155-mm artillery rounds and other offensive weapons to Ukraine.Ryder said that Washington is thankful to any country that backs Ukraine.”We are just grateful for any nation that can contribute in some way to help send a clear signal to authoritarian regimes that invading your democratic, peaceful neighbor is not acceptable behavior,” he said.During a press conference on Thursday (Korea time), Yoon said South Korea is doing its best to provide humanitarian and reconstruction aid to Ukraine but stands by its policy of not providing offensive, lethal weapons to any nation in conflict.Ryder also responded to a question about Russia’s reported plan to conduct drills on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons, and the possibility of related military cooperation between Moscow and Pyongyang.”I’ve seen that reported in the press and I would just say again that it’s irresponsible, reckless saber-rattling,” he said. “That is dangerous given the current climate … international security 카지노사이트킹 environment.”

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Singer Lee Hyo-ri’s new travelogue to premiere on May 26

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A new travel reality show featuring top singer Lee Hyo-ri and her mother is set to hit the air on May 26, according to cable channel JTBC, Thursday.Tentatively titled, “Mom, Will You Go on a Trip With Me?” the upcoming program is a road movie-style show depicting Lee’s first trip accompanied only by her mother.It will be set at two tourist attractions in Korea, which were included on her mother’s travel wish list. The exact locations have been kept under wraps.”A lot of mothers and daughters will find our program relatable as it portrays a close yet distant relationship of an ordinary mother and a daughter instead of highlighting Lee as a celebrity,” JTBC said in a statement, Thursday, adding that Lee’s mother is as witty as her daughter.

Producers Ma Geon-young and Park Sung-hwan, who were behind the success of “Hyori’s Homestay” series (2017-18) and “Camping Club” (2019), will take the helm of the new travel show.”Hyori’s Homestay” is a reality show set at the residence of Lee and her husband Lee Sang-soon on Jeju Island, which enjoyed top viewership ratings for providing therapeutic moments for people. “Camping Club” (2019) is another reality program starring the four members of the first-generation K-pop girl group Fin.K.L, including Lee.”I hope our program can motivate more daughters to take a trip with their mothers,” Ma said.Lee started her singing career as a Fin.K.L member in 1998 with the album “Blue Rain.” She went solo in 2003 and rose to stardom with the mega-hit “10 Minutes,” which recently resurfaced 카지노사이트 as a viral hit on various social media platforms including Instagram.

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International community should keep condemning North Korea’s provocations

Kim Gunn, a first-term lawmaker-elect of the ruling People Power Party, poses during an interview with The Korea Times at the National Assembly in Seoul, May 2. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul

Kim Gunn, a first-term lawmaker-elect from the ruling People Power Party’s satellite People Future Party, emphasized the importance of the international community working together to unanimously condemn North Korea’s military provocations.

Kim, a seasoned diplomat who served as the special representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs under the Yoon Suk Yeol administration before earning a proportional representative seat in the 22nd National Assembly, said Pyongyang’s goal is to “routinize” its missile tests in an attempt to move on to bigger provocations.

“North Korea believes its continued violation of the U.N. Security Council Resolutions will trigger indifference in South Korea and the international community. However, we should work tirelessly with our allies and like-minded countries to send a strong message to North Korea that its provocative acts cannot be tolerated,” he said during a recent interview with The Korea Times.

“Also, we should impose sanctions on North Korea’s illegal cyber activities, particularly those intended to finance its weapons and missile development.”

The lawmaker-elect expressed his intention to advance bills related to developing a sanctions clause and supporting the enhancement of subnational diplomacy in the Assembly, where he is expected to serve on the foreign affairs committee.

“Compared with other countries that have an applicable law when imposing sanctions, South Korea implements sanctions based on the guidelines held by relevant ministries,” he said. “While working as a career diplomat, I realized the importance of subnational diplomacy. I wish there is a framework, in which a central government can support diplomatic activities by local governments.”

Kim helped shape Yoon’s “audacious initiative” that laid out the foundation of the current administration’s approach to North Korea. Regarding criticism that it’s a failed strategy, given Pyongyang’s apparent escalation of bellicose rhetoric and activities, Kim expressed disappointment that North Korea refused to even come to the negotiating table.

“Critics misunderstand the characteristics of the audacious initiative. It is premised on the idea of a comprehensive, step-by-step denuclearization of North Korea and the normalization of inter-Korean relations in exchange for corresponding political and military measures such as providing diplomatic assistance for normalizing U.S.-North Korea bilateral relations in addition to economic assistance and infrastructure investment,” he explained.

“We should continue to move forward with the 3D principle, consisting of taking a holistic approach that ‘deters’ North Korea’s nuclear 스포츠토토존 threats, ‘dissuades’ Pyongyang’s nuclear development, and pursues ‘dialogue.’”

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Tuchel likely to stay at Munich next season↑… says it himself in interview

Will Tuchel stay at the helm in Munich for another season?

“Thomas Tuchel has not ruled out the possibility of staying at Bayern Munich despite agreeing to leave the club at the end of the season,” British outlet Sports Bible reported on Thursday.

The Bavarians had announced their decision to part ways with Tuchel after a string of poor results. “FC Bayern München and coach Thomas Tuchel have jointly decided to terminate their mutual cooperation as of June 30, 2024, which was originally scheduled to run until June 30, 2025,” the club announced on its website on Feb. 21 (local time). This is the result of amicable talks between CEO Jan Christian Drezen and Thomas Tuchel,” the club confirmed.

“We have agreed to end our cooperation after this season,” said Thomas Tuchel. Until then, I and the coaching team will do our best to ensure maximum success,” said Thomas Tuchel.

Despite being under contract until 2025, Munich’s decision to part ways with Tuchel comes after three consecutive defeats in all competitions and a second-place finish in the Bundesliga, eight points behind leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

After news broke of Tuchel’s departure from Munich, many names were thrown around as possible replacements, including Germany coach Julian Nagelsmann, who was sacked in 2023. However, he later decided to stay on as the national team coach for the long term, until 2026.

Other candidates included Brighton and Hove Albion boss Roberto De Zerbi and former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane. None of these targets materialized when it came to taking the reins ahead of the new season, and after witnessing Barcelona’s Xavi make a U-turn, Tuchel admitted that he could do the same.

Asked about his agreement to end his collaboration with the club at the end of this 안전놀이터 season, Tuchel said: “That’s what we agreed. But we can terminate any contract jointly. We had an existing contract and we agreed to end it earlier, so anything is possible, but the answer is the same. The contract is valid and the contract exists.”

Tuchel has also been linked with the Manchester United job, while pressure continues to mount on current manager Eric ten Hach. Bayern Munich topped Group A in the Champions League earlier this season, while United finished last.

Tuchel’s men drew 2-2 with Real Madrid in the first leg of their semifinal midweek and will face the winner of the second leg on Sept. 9 (ET) to determine the finalists.

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Choo Shin-soo, ‘deadly silence’ that prevented SSG from losing back-to-back games

SSG Landers captain Choo Shin-soo was silent on crucial chances, unable to stop his team’s losing streak. Both the team and the player were disappointed as they had been hitting well recently.

SSG lost 6-8 in the fifth game of the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League against the NC Dinos at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on Thursday. It was the second straight day the team took a knee following a 5-19 loss the day before.

SSG had the edge over NC in the pitching matchup on the day. SSG sent foreign pitcher Roenis Elias to the mound, while NC sent second-year prospect Shin Young-woo, who was making his professional debut.

However, SSG lost the batting battle to NC and fell into a losing streak, especially after a 0-for-4, three-strikeout performance from Choo Shin-soo, who started in the No. 2 spot.

Choo entered the game with the bases loaded in the bottom of the first inning with SSG tied at 0-0. He fell victim to Shin Young-woo’s first career strikeout, and struggled to make it to the dugout.

In his second at-bat of the inning with SSG up 1-0, Choo Shin-soo executed the bench’s game plan to perfection. With runners on 1-2, he calmly laid down a sacrifice bunt. SSG was able to score another run on Guillermo Heredia’s outfield sacrifice fly with one out after Choo’s sacrifice bunt.

However, Shin-Soo Choo was unable to capitalize on his next chance. With SSG trailing 2-3 in the bottom of the fourth inning, he struck out swinging against NC’s second pitcher, Seo Eui-tae. On a one-pitch, two-strike at-bat, he couldn’t handle Seo’s four-seam, 132-kilometer slider.

Shin-Soo Choo put his head down in the bottom of the sixth inning with SSG trailing 6-3. He struck out swinging against NC left-hander Kim Young-kyu. On a two-ball, two-strike at-bat, his bat was split open by a six-pitch 135-kilometer slider.

Choo Shin-soo was unable to capitalize on a two-out, bases-loaded opportunity in the bottom of the seventh inning when SSG pulled within 6-7 of NC. He retired NC right-hander Han 토토사이트 Jae-seung on a fly ball to left field. With a favorable three-ball, one-strike count, the 147-kilometer fastball was dropped in the middle of the strike zone, but it didn’t find the center of the plate.

After failing to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh, SSG went scoreless in the eighth and ninth innings. The loss was a bitter pill to swallow despite a total effort from the pitching staff, including Go Hyo-joon, Cho Byung-hyun, and Noh Kyung-eun.

Shin-Soo Choo was batting .245 (13-for-53) with one home run, eight RBIs, eight stolen bases, and a .724 OPS in 19 games prior to this game. After an injury-plagued start to the season, his bat was getting back on track. He even showed off his good form against NC on the last three days, going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a run scored.

However, Shin-Soo Choo did not fulfill the role the team expected him to on this day. Aside from a sacrifice bunt in the third inning, he had chances in all four of his at-bats, but none of them came through.

SSG removed left-handed slugger Han Yoo-seom, who is tied for the league lead in home runs and RBIs, from the first team roster today with a micro-injury to his left iliotibial band. He is expected to return to the first team in 10 days, but his absence will weigh down the lineup.

SSG needed Choo Shin-soo to step up in the first game without Han Yoo-seom. With the bitter taste of a disappointing loss, SSG will prepare for the next game.


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‘We stay in a two-way tie for the title with Man City’ Arsenal wins 3-0 at Bournemouth…fourth straight league victory

Arsenal stays in title contention with win over Bournemouth.

Arsenal won the 36th round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) season 3-0 against Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London, England, on Thursday (April 4).

Arsenal (83 points) consolidated its lead at the top of the league with the win. They extended their lead over second-place Manchester City (79 points), who have played two games less, to four points. Bournemouth (48 points) remained in 10th place in the league with the loss.

The home team, Arsenal, lined up in a 4-3-3 formation. The front three of Xhaka, Kai Havertz, and Leandro Trosar formed a front three, with Martin Ødegaard, Thomas Partey, and Declan Rice in the middle. In defense, Ben White, William Saliba, Gabriel Magalhaes, and Takehiro Tomiyasu started. David Raya was in goal.

The visitors Bournemouth lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Dominic Solanke started up front, followed by Justin Kluivert, Ryan Christie, and Anthony Semenyo. Lewis Cook and Alex Scott partnered in the back three. The back four was made up of Dango Watara, Marcos Senesi, Ilya Zavarni, and Adam Smith. Mark Travers wore the goalkeeping gloves.

Arsenal came out strong in the first half, pushing Bournemouth hard and dominating the attack. In the fifth minute, a counterattack led to a breakaway by Xhaka, but his last-ditch effort from inside the box hit the side netting. In the eighth minute, Xhaka got on the end of an attack that started with a pass from Ödegaard, but his shot was blocked by Senesi. In the 14th minute, Haberz received a long ball in the box but his shot was saved by Travers.

Bournemouth took their chances on the counter-attack. In the 18th minute, Magalhaes lost a tussle with Solanke to create a threatening attacking opportunity. Solanke advanced towards the Arsenal goal, but Saliba’s quick reaction time prevented him from getting a shot on target.

After another fruitless attack, Arsenal had a chance on the stroke of half-time. In the 42nd minute, a penalty kick was awarded after Haberz was tripped by Travers’ leg as he broke 카지노사이트 into the Bournemouth box. After a VAR review, the decision didn’t change. Xhaka stepped up to take the spot kick and finished neatly to give Arsenal the lead. The first half ended with a 1-0 lead for Arsenal.

The hosts were the first to take advantage in the second half, surviving defensive pressure to keep the ball in the fourth minute after Habertz won the ball at the top of the box. Saka took the pass and finished with a direct shot, but it was straight at the keeper. In the seventh minute of the second half, Habertz tried his luck with a turnover after a pass from Pati, but his shot was saved by the keeper. In the ninth minute of stoppage time, Habertz advanced on a pass from Ödegaard and sent a sharp cross towards Sakho, who was breaking through from the right, but a defender tackled him before his foot could touch the ball.

Bournemouth pushed for an equalizer. In the 18th minute of the second half, a free kick from the front of the Arsenal penalty area was taken by Kluivert, who stepped up to take the kick, but his shot floated over the bar.

Arsenal widened the gap with a further goal. In the 25th minute, Ödegaard’s pass in front of the Bournemouth box was cleared off the line by Rice, who played it to Troosar on the left. Trosar found the corner of the Bournemouth goal with a direct shot that rattled the net.

Arsenal drove a wedge into the game in second-half stoppage time. Rice found the back of the net with a powerful shot from the right side of the opposition penalty box.

The game ended with a 3-0 victory for Arsenal.

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‘Fantastic debut goal’ tears up Baek Seung-Ho as Birmingham suffer shock third-tier relegation in dramatic stay up

Birmingham City, starring Seung-Ho Paik, has been relegated to the English League One (third tier).

Birmingham won the final match of the 2023-24 English Championship (Second Division) season 1-0 against Norwich City at St. Andrews in Birmingham, England, at 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday. Despite the three points, Birmingham remained in 22nd place in the league and were unable to avoid relegation.

Birmingham desperately needed a win. 22nd place is a direct relegation to the third division. Only by climbing to 21st place can they dramatically stay up. They currently have a three-point gap on 21st-placed Plymouth Argyle. Birmingham must win and Plymouth must lose to stay up, or Birmingham must win and 19th-place Blackburn Rovers or 20th-place Sheffield Wednesday fail to win and then compare goal difference. Birmingham cannot stay up on their own.

Ahead of the match, acting coach Gary Rowett said he would adjust the position of Seung Ho Baek. He is determined to utilize Baek Seung-ho’s talent to stay at the club. Originally, Baek Seung-ho was utilized in the third position under Tony Mowbray after joining Birmingham.

Roitt’s first choice was to play him in the No. 10 role. The idea was to move him forward from his central midfield role and allow him to utilize his attacking talents.

Baek Seung-ho continued to make good moves and did his best to get involved in the scoring. He had a great chance inside the penalty box in the 33rd minute, but was unable to capitalize.

Meanwhile, there was bad news for Birmingham. Plymouth took the lead in the 40th minute and started to take control of the game. Blackburn weren’t far behind Leicester either, so at this rate, Birmingham 스포츠토토 couldn’t stay up even with a win. 20th-ranked Sheffield Wednesday also scored two goals in the first half to pull away. The tense game ended 0-0.

Seung Ho Baek was the savior for Birmingham in a must-win game. Seung-Ho Baek opened the scoring in the 10th minute of the second half. After a brief period of chaos due to substitutions, Andersson took a shot on goal. The deflected ball found its way to Seung-Ho Baek, who reacted quickly with his head to fire the ball into the back of the net. Seung-Ho Baek’s first goal since joining Birmingham came in the most important game of the season.

However, things didn’t go Birmingham’s way. Blackburn scored against Leicester to take the lead. Needing to focus on the win, Birmingham brought on a striker 13 minutes into the second half after replacing Seung-Ho Baek. However, Birmingham didn’t go too aggressive as they needed to protect the lead at all costs. Birmingham did well to protect Baek’s debut goal, but their rivals all won and they were relegated to the third tier. All eyes will be on Baek Seung-ho to see if he stays at Birmingham next season.

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Birmingham beat Norwich 1-0 but ‘confirmed relegation to 22nd’

Seung-Ho Baek scored his first goal in the final round of the league, but it wasn’t enough to prevent relegation.

Birmingham City recorded a 1-0 victory over Norwich City in the 46th round of the 2023-24 English Championship at St. Andrews in Birmingham, England, on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET. However, Birmingham finished in 22nd place and were relegated to the Third Division.

Birmingham brought a 4-2-3-1 formation. Stansfield, James, Anderson, Miyoshi, Baek Seung Ho, Schnitch, Buchanan, Sanderson, Bielik, and Laird started up front, with Ruddy in goal. Norwich’s counterparts utilized a 4-2-3-1 formation. Sargent, Sines, Sarah, Sørensen, McLean, Núñez, McCallum, Gibson, Duffy, and Stacey started with Gunn in goal.

Birmingham opened the scoring. In the fourth minute of the first half, Anderson’s pass found Stansfield in the box, but his right-footed shot was blocked by the defense. Birmingham remained in possession after that, and Miyoshi connected with a shot that was saved by the keeper. Birmingham took the momentum. In the 10th minute, Buchanan’s cross was met by Miyoshi with a left-footed shot from inside the box that was saved by the keeper.

Birmingham continued to press. In the 33rd minute, Seung-Ho Baek tried a right-footed shot from inside the box after a pass from Stansfield, but the ball went wide left of the goal. Norwich fought back. In the 34th minute, Núñez fired a right-footed shot from inside the box off a header from Sargent, but the keeper made the save.

Birmingham would be disappointed. In the 44th minute, Miyoshi’s cross in the box was met by Bielik with a body kick, but the keeper got out of the way. There were no further chances after that, and the first half ended 0-0.

Birmingham had the first shot of the second half. In the fourth minute of the second half, Anderson received a pass from Baek Seung-ho and fired a right-footed shot from inside the box that was blocked by the 메이저사이트 defense. Birmingham took the lead. In the 10th minute of the second half, Seung-Ho Baek received the ball in the box and fired a header that split the Norwich goal.

After conceding the lead, Norwich looked to equalize. In the 25th minute, Sains took an audacious shot from outside the box after a pass from Sargent, but the ball went over the bar. Having survived the scare, Birmingham immediately capitalized on the opportunity. In the 26th minute, Laird’s cross found Jutkiewicz in the box for a header, but the ball went wide left of the goal. Birmingham continued to push for an additional goal, but it never came, and the game ended 1-0.


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