North Korea's Choe banned for six matches

August 10, 2008
NEW DELHI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - North Korean striker Choe Myong-ho has been banned for six international games and fined by the Asian soccer body for poor behaviour which marred Thursday's AFC Challenge Cup semi-final loss against holders Tajikistan.

Choe, sent off for spitting on Tajikistan's Davrondzhon Tukhtasunov, was also fined $3,000 while team mate Pak Nam-chol, who was also shown the red card, was suspended for one game by the Asian Football Confederation's disciplinary committee.
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