19 November, 2011
North Korean player Pak Nam Chol scoring a goal against Japan on Nov 15. Image by AP Herald Sun
North Korea beat Japan 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier home game this week. The Kim Il-Sung stadium was packed to capacity with 50,000 fans cheering fervently. Despite the win, North Korea trails so far behind Japan and Uzbekistan that it wont be able to advance in the World Cup games.