31 January 2013

North Koreans to play Phuket FC in football friendly Thursday

FOOTBALL: A North Korean football team will play a friendly game against Phuket FC at Surakul Stadium on Thursday.

The kick-off is at 6pm, and admission to the game is B100 (children free.)

The visiting team, 4.25 SC - also known as the April 25 Sports Club - is one of the top teams in the North Korean league and includes 12 footballers from the national squad.

The Phuket FC team features two star South Korean footballers - twin midfielders Boas and Ya Gin Chun. It's not known yet known if the pair will play in the friendly against the North Koreans on Thursday.

Phuket News

26 January 2013

King`s Cup - Thailand 2-2 North Korea

King`s Cup - Thailand vs North Korea , third place match

FT score : 2-2

23 January 2013

King`s Cup : North Korea vs Sweden , Sweden win on PK`s

King`s Cup in Thailand

North Korea Drew Sweden 1-1 after full time but lost 4-1 on Pk`s

FIFA has not accepted the matches in King`s Cup as "A" matches.

North Korea face Thailand in third place match

10 January 2013

King`s Cup : North Korea vs Sweden !

BANGKOK (10 Jan 2013) – The FA of Thailand (FAT) will host the historic Thai King’s Cup in the northern city of Chiangmai later this month. The event is slated for 23-26 January with Finland, Sweden and DPR Korea taking part.

The first match day will see Thailand taking on Finland on 23 January with Sweden playing DPR North Korea on the same day. The winners of each match will advance to the final with the losing teams playing in the third-place play-off three days later.

Thailand last won the tournament in 2008 when they beat Iraq B in the final while last year, the King’s Cup was won by the South Korean Under-23 team.

Source : Aseanfootball

Comment :  Sweden will field a home based team because the matches are not on FIFA match days