12:01 am - 10/18/2019

North Korea & South Korea play soccer World Cup qualifier in empty Pyongyang stadium


  • North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang.

  • South Korean soccer officials were unable to watch a telecast of the historic game and South Korean spectators and media were denied entry.

  • North Korea has agreed to provide a recording of the match which would allow South Korean networks to play the game on tape delay.

  • The game was the first competitive meeting between the national men’s teams in the North Korean capital, although the North hosted the South in a friendly in 1990.

source: @TIME, time.com
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