N. Korean Sports Institute showcases 'Mizuno' soccer cleats | NK News
July 20, 2024
News

N. Korean Sports Institute showcases ‘Mizuno’ soccer cleats

Japanese brand Mizuno says no connection to North Korean agency

North Korea’s Sport Equipment Research Institute unveiled a new round of soccer cleats it supposedly designed in late November on Korea Central TV.

It’s just that their designs look an awful lot like a Japanese shoemaker’s.

Become a member for less
than $5.75 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.