Son Heung-Min (left) and Ji Dong-Won of South Korea celebrate a goal against Bahrain at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Photo: EPA

South Korea vs North Korea World Cup Qualifier will not be screened live from Pyongyang: statement

  • Broadcasters confirm fears that Tuesday’s meeting between the sides will not be seen back in South Korea
  • Neither Fifa nor the AFC have made a comment on situation
Topic |   North Korea

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Son Heung-Min (left) and Ji Dong-Won of South Korea celebrate a goal against Bahrain at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Photo: EPA
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South Korean striker Son Heung-min plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. Photo: AFP

English Premier League star Son Heung-min to play in Pyongyang for 2022 World Cup qualifier

  • But the South Korean’s fame is unlikely to impress North Korean fans, as the English Premier League isn’t watched much in the hermit kingdom
  • The neighbours will play a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, a match hailed by one fan as ‘a metaphor for the Korean war’
Topic |   Korean peninsula

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South Korean striker Son Heung-min plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. Photo: AFP
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