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Blatter vows to investigate North Korea claims

August 11, 2010
Sepp Blatter has confirmed FIFA will look into claims of mistreatment of North Korea's players and coach.

Widespread reports this month claimed Kim Jong-Hun was sentenced to hard labour and his squad were subjected to a six-hour interrogation by government officials following a World Cup campaign that ended with three straight defeats.

Blatter told a press conference in Singapore that FIFA had contacted the new president of the North Korean football association and was looking ...

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