North Korea news

Missing quartet a 'clerical error'

June 18, 2010
By Soccernet staff
North Korea have maintained that reports that four of their players have gone AWOL are wide of the mark and put the confusion down to a ''clerical error''.

There had been suggestions that the players may have tried to defect after the official teamsheet for North Korea's 2-1 defeat to Brazil on Tuesday listed the players Kim Myong-Won, An Chol-Hyok, Kim Kyong-Il and Pak Sung-Hyok as absent.

But it has now been revealed that the Koreans put the wrong information on their teamsheet ...

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