Casey Phair: US-born Korean forward beats Ifeanyi Chiejine Women’s World Cup record

Ifeanyi Chiejine competed in the 2000 and 2008 Summer Olympics, as well as the 1999, 2003, and 2007 World Cups

South Korea’s Casey Phair beats Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine’s World Cup record as the youngest-ever player to take the field, achieving this feat just 26 days after her 16th birthday, reports.

The US-born teenager made her appearance during South Korea’s Group H clash against Colombia in Sydney, coming on as a substitute in the 78th minute.

Her remarkable achievement surpassed the previous record held by Nigeria’s Ifeanyi Chiejine, who was 16 years and 34…


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