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North Korea pull out of 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup & 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has taken note of the DPR Korea Football Association’s withdrawal from the qualifying competitions of both the 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup – Uzbekistan and the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – India. Consequently, the variance in the number of teams across the different groups …

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After North Korea withdraw, changes to 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers announced!

Following the recent withdrawal of North Korea from the preliminary competition for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar, the Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers has taken a decision in order to ensure the fairness of the competition for the remaining teams. In accordance with this decision, the …

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North Korea pull out of remaining 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed the withdrawal of the DPR Korea Football Association (North Korea) from the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar and 2023 AFC Asian Cup – China. The matter will now be referred to the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions …

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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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