12:01 am - 10/18/2019
North Korea & South Korea play soccer World Cup qualifier in empty Pyongyang stadium
North Korea, South Korea play soccer World Cup qualifier in empty Pyongyang stadium https://t.co/R5WvQBU1xC— TIME (@TIME) October 15, 2019
- 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