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AFC Cup 2019 final shifted from Pyongyang to Shanghai!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided today that the AFC Cup 2019 final between North Korea’s 4.25 SC and Al Ahed from Lebanon, scheduled to take place on November 2, 2019 in Pyongyang will now be played in Shanghai. Due to the existing sanctions in place affecting North Korea, …

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Bidding process for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup continues with eight countries!

Eight member associations have confirmed their participation in the bidding process for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the first-ever edition of the tournament that will feature 32 teams. The member associations are: Argentinian Football Association Football Federation Australia Brazilian Football Association Colombian Football Association Japan Football Association Korea Football Association …

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North Korea beat Tajikistan to lift Intercontinental Cup!

North Korea were crowned the Intercontinental Cup 2019 winners as they completed a 1-0 victory over Tajikistan in the final on Friday, July 19 at the EKA Arena, Ahmedabad. It was a second-half strike from substitute Pak Hyon Il that made the difference on the night and sealed the win …

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Coaches laud Intercontinental Cup as perfect preparation for FIFA World Cup qualifiers!

A day prior to the final of the 2nd Intercontinental Cup in Ahmedabad, the two coaches from Tajikistan, and North Korea praised the timing and significance of the tournament in their quest to prepare for the forthcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. “The Intercontinental Cup has been a very significant …

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North Korea defeat Tajikistan in Intercontinental Cup!

North Korea defeated Tajikistan in the group stage match of the Intercontinental Cup at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad today, July 15. Ri Jin’s 33rd minute strike proved to be the difference between the two sides in a match largely contested in the midfield with both teams engaging in end …

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India suffer 2-5 loss to North Korea in Intercontinental Cup!

India’s desperate attempt in the second half wasn’t enough as they went down 2-5 to North Korea in their second match of the Intercontinental Cup at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad on Saturday, July 13. With two losses in as many games, India still have a chance of making it …

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Focused India aim to bounce back against North Korea!

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on the horizon, the ongoing Intercontinental Cup 2019 has been billed as a crucial opportunity to prepare for the same and according to national team assistant coach Venkatesh Shanmugam, the coaching staff will continue “assessing the players” as the Blue Tigers take on …

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Team India excited to play first international tournament in Gujarat!

After winning the Intercontinental Cup in Mumbai last year, defending champions India begin their campaign in the forthcoming Intercontinental Cup against Tajikistan at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad on July 7. Syria and South Korea are the two other teams in the competition. All teams would be playing each other …

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