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FOOTBALL

Suwon Continental Cup

Korea vs. Croatia

8 p.m. Friday, Suwon World Cup
Stadium

The under-17 international youth football tournament started in Suwon, Gyeonggi, on Wednesday with teams from Korea, Brazil, Croatia and Nigeria.

Korea, led by coach Choi Jin-cheul, had 1-1 against Nigeria on Wednesday and will play Croatia tonight before meeting Brazil on Sunday.

The tournament has been considered as a tune-up for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile next month.



BASKETBALL

Asia Basketball Club Championship

Ulsan Mobis Phoebus vs. Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters

5 p.m., Saturday, Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium, Seoul

The competition started on Wednesday with the top two teams in the Korean Basketball League - Ulsan Mobis Phoebus and Wonju Dongbu Promy - and China’s Liaoning Flying Leopards and the Philippines’ Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters on court.

The event is played in a round-robin format and the top two teams with the best record will play again on Sunday. The event originally started at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon, but from this weekend, it will be held at Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium in southern Seoul.



BOWLING

Samho Korea Cup International Open Final

1 p.m. Sunday, Hogye Bowling Center, Anyang, Gyeonggi

Entering its 17th edition, the event started Wednesday with 240 amateur and pro bowlers from Korea, Japan and the United States.

The bowlers were divided into four groups and will play 12 games until Friday in qualifiers. The top 16 bowlers in each group will advance on Saturday before the top four players go into the final on Sunday. The winner collects 30 million won ($25,230).

The Korea Pro Bowling Association (KPBA) bowlers have been champions for four years in a row. Jeong Tae-hwa, who has 12 career wins, the most in the KPBA, is looking for his first Samho Korea cup title, while defending champion Jung Seung-joo is also a top contender.

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