KATHMANDU, June 19: Qatar Airways, an official airline and partner of FIFA, has congratulated Ukraine for winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Ukraine beat South Korea 3-1 in a thrilling final to lift the title in Lodz, Poland, on Saturday.
Vladyslav Supriaha bagged a brace for Ukraine in the 34th and 52nd minutes, while Heorhiy Tsitaishvilli rounded off a brilliant comeback win cutting out Korea’s Lee Kang-In’s goal from the spot in the fifth minute.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup 2019 was the first FIFA tournament hosted by Poland. The country hosted UEFA Euro Cup in 2012 with Ukraine and the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in 2017.
The individual player awards were presented by Qatar Airways cabin crew.
“Qatar Airways extends its warmest congratulations to Ukraine, the winner of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, on its fantastic victory on Saturday. The FIFA U-20 World Cup 2019 has concluded on an exciting note, as fans from around the world gathered in Poland to celebrate their love of football.
The Under-20 team players are the future of football, and are instrumental in bringing different people and countries together in the spirit of unity and global sportsmanship. As an official partner and the official airline of FIFA, we are delighted to support this incredible tournament that showcases the talent of the future of football,” said Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways.