North Korea

North Korea

6th in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia to clash again in Asian World Cup qualifiers Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia to clash again in Asian World Cup qualifiers

Japan, Australia and Saudi Arabia will renew their respective rivalries in the third round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.

The 18 teams advancing to the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup The 18 teams advancing to the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

With the second round of the Asian qualifiers completed, 18 teams are still in the hunt to reach the World Cup.

Who is still a chance of progressing in the Asian World Cup qualifiers heading into the final day? Who is still a chance of progressing in the Asian World Cup qualifiers heading into the final day?

13 are through but five spots in the third round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup are still up for grabs.

South Korea bounces back as Iraq, Australia progress in World Cup qualifiers South Korea bounces back as Iraq, Australia progress in World Cup qualifiers

Iraq and Australia booked their third round berths while South Korea returned to form after their draw last week.

Five things to keep an eye on for match day 4 of the Asian World Cup qualifiers Five things to keep an eye on for match day 4 of the Asian World Cup qualifiers

From teams desperately needing a win to those on the verge of advancing, here are five things to look out for on match day 4 of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.

North Korea withdraws from 2022 Qatar World Cup North Korea withdraws from 2022 Qatar World Cup

North Korea has officially pulled out of qualification for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, the Asian Football Confederation confirmed on Sunday.

North Korea game 'was like war' - South Korea North Korea game 'was like war' - South Korea

South Korea were happy to have made it back from Pyongyang in one piece after Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier, a Korean FA official said.

Fans may be forced to follow Korean Derby by fax Fans may be forced to follow Korean Derby by fax

South Korean football fans are facing the prospect of having to follow Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang by fax.

As it happened: Stimac's India suffer another crushing defeat As it happened: Stimac's India suffer another crushing defeat

India suffered their second successive defeat in the Intercontinental Cup, losing 5-2 against North Korea in Ahmedabad on Saturday.

Top 10 World Cup memories: No. 9 - Portugal 7 North Korea 0 Top 10 World Cup memories: No. 9 - Portugal 7 North Korea 0

Cristiano Ronaldo left a lasting impression in 2010 as Portugal routed North Korea, whose misery extended well beyond the scoreline.

WCQ - AFC Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Iran 0 0 0
2 Qatar 0 0 0
3 Uzbekistan 0 0 0
4 United Arab Emira.. 0 0 0
5 Kyrgyz Republic 0 0 0
6 North Korea 0 0 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
Jong Il-Gwan 4 4 0
Ri Jo-Guk 3 2 0
Han Kwang Song 1 5 2

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
Han Kwang Song 2 5 1
Jang Kuk-Chol 1 5 0
Ok-Chol Choe 1 5 0