North Korea qualified for
the 2010 World Cup Finals on 17th June, 2009.
North Korea in the World
Cup Finals, World Cup Preparations,
World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Finals:
North Korea make their 2nd appearance at the World Cup Finals.
North Korea's Best World Cup Performance
Quarter-finals - vs Portugal - England
North Korea prepares for the 2010 World Cup Finals in South
North Korea started their World Cup warm-up in Spain then flew to
Germany for a friendly with 2010 World Cup hosts, South Africa.
Pre World Cup Friendly Matches:
Thu, 22nd April: South
Africa vs North Korea (0:0) - Wiesbaden, Germany.
Sat, 15th May: Paraguay
vs North Korea (0:1) - Nyon, Switzerland.
North Korea lost to a Roque Santa Cruz penalty, after Nam Song Chol handled the ball
inside the area.
Tue, 25th May: Greece
vs North Korea (2:2) - Altach, Austria.
Sun, 5th June: Nigeria
vs North Korea (3:1) - Makhulong, South Africa.
Midrand - North Korea's World Cup Hotel.
Tuesday, 15th June:
Brazil vs North Korea
Jo'burg Ellis Park (2:1)
Monday, 21st June:
Portugal vs North Korea
Cape Town (7:0)
North Korea are knocked out of the tournament.
Friday, 25th June:
North Korea vs
1 Ri Myong-Guk (Pyongyang City)
7 Kim Myong-Wong (Amrokgang)
20 Kim Myong-Won (Amrokgang)
2 Cha Jong-Hyok (Amrokgang)
3 Ri Jun-Il (Sobaeksu)
5 Ri Kwang-Chon (April 25)
13 Pak Chol-Jin (Amrokgang)
14 Pak Nam-Chol (Amrokgang)
16 Nam Song-Chol (April 25)
21 Ri Kwang-Hyok (Kyonggongop)
4 Pak Nam-Chol (April 25)
8 Ji Yun-Nam (April 25)
11 Mun In-Guk (April 25)
15 Kim Yong-Jun (Pyongyang City)
17 An Yong-Hak (Omiya Ardija, Japan)
19 Ri Chol-Myong (Pyongyang City)
22 Kim Kyong-Il (Rimyongsu)
23 Pak Sung-Hyok (Sobaeksu)
6 Kim Kum-Il (April 25)
7 An Chol-Hyok (Rimyongsu)
9 Jong Tae-Se (Kawasaki Frontale, Japan)
10 Hong Yong-Jo (FK Rostov, Russia)
12 Choe Kum-Chol (April 25)
Kim Jong-Hun (North Korea)
Players to watch:
Mun In-Guk, Jong Tae-Se and Hong Young-Jo.
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