FIFA PRESIDENT HAILS NORTH KOREA WIN

The president of the apex World football body Gianni Infantino hailed the North Korean side for their victory in the Under 17 Women’s World Cup.


The victory is the second title for the North Korean side in eight years. They defeated defending champions and favourites Japan 5-4 in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw. The tournament is the climax of international women’s tournament held in the Middle East, with Jordan hosting it.

Continue reading “FIFA PRESIDENT HAILS NORTH KOREA WIN”

Korea announces team for qualifiers

South Korea has announced the team that will be representing the country in the last round of the World Cup qualifiers.

South Korea will be facing China on the first of September and then will face Syria on the 6th of September. Among the other members of the group, we have Iran, Uzbekistan, and Qatar.

South Korea has announced that five players that participated in the Olympics tournament will be in the squad. Among the most notable players, we have Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan who plays for FC Red Bull Salzburg as a striker.

Continue reading “Korea announces team for qualifiers”

North Korea has new Manager as Jorn Anderson

North Korea have made a surprise move by appointing Jorn Anderson as their new manager of the national football team.

The country has been increasingly cut off from the rest of the world due to various issues. Amidst increasing nuclear tension in the region, North Korea would not have been seen as a destination for Norwegian Anderson. After having represented the Norway national team in 26 games during his playing career, Anderson has gone on to manage clubs like Austria Salzburg. He took an extended break from the game as a manager before taking over at Austria Salzburg in 2015.

Continue reading “North Korea has new Manager as Jorn Anderson”

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS TRACK YOUNG KOREAN INTERNATIONAL

According to reports, English Premier League sides, Everton FC and Watford are interested in young Korean International, Lee Jae-Sung. Lee is currently a Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors midfielder and has been attracting lots of interests due to his fine blend of skills.

Reports from TEAMtalk.com reveal that the club’s have been closely watching him for months.

Continue reading “ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS TRACK YOUNG KOREAN INTERNATIONAL”

Korea wins match against Lebanon

Korea beat Lebanon 1-0 in their last World Cup qualifying match. Korea has already qualified for the next round but was desperate to keep their 100% record in the qualifiers.

Korea was made to work hard during the game and winning the game proved to be more difficult than expected. With qualifying already won, Korea had trouble to up their game probably due to a lack of motivation and instead found it difficult to breach a side that was more than happy not to concede a goal.

Continue reading “Korea wins match against Lebanon”