North Korea’s U-17 women’s soccer team qualifies for World Cup with dominant run | NK News
June 23, 2024
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North Korea’s U-17 women’s soccer team qualifies for World Cup with dominant run

Blowout of South Korea and 1-0 victory over China set stage for face off against Japan in Asian Cup final

North Korea’s under-17 women’s soccer team qualified for the U-17 World Cup on Thursday after blowing out South Korea and squeezing by China, continuing the country’s renaissance in the sport since returning to international competition last year.

A solitary goal from midfielder Choe Yon-a following a mistake by China’s goalkeeper proved enough for the DPRK to eke out a win in a hard-fought U-17 Asian Cup semifinal in Indonesia. 

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