Lee Joguk-Kook Jin takes the lead with an early goal
The next match is against Kyrgyzstan on the 21st.
North Korea’s men’s soccer team won its first match against Chinese Taipei in its first appearance in an
international sporting event in five years.
North Korea defeated Chinese Taipei 2-0 in the first match of their men’s soccer Group F match at the
Hangzhou Asian Games at the Zhejiang Normal University Stadium in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, China, 토토사이트 on Monday.
North Korea, which was making its first international appearance in five years, took the lead in the seventh
minute through Ri Jo Gook.
Kim Kuk-jin added a goal in the 12th minute to extend the lead to two points.
With the lead in hand, North Korea didn’t let Chinese Taipei get into the game until the final whistle,
earning three points from their first match and improving their chances of advancing to the tournament.
North Korea has not competed in an international tournament since the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games
due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Korea was suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for unilaterally boycotting the
Tokyo 2020 Games, 스포츠토토 but the suspension ended on December 31 last year.
North Korea returned to the Games for the first time in five years and got off to a strong start with a win
over Chinese Taipei. North Korea is currently in a group with Kyrgyzstan and Indonesia.
North Korea will play its second group game against Kyrgyzstan on Nov. 21. 스포츠토토맨