The view from Asia

North Korea's bright young things

December 29, 2011
By John Duerden
Alan Hansen may have a few things to say if he saw what was going on in North Korea as youth looks like it is going to gets its chance on and off the pitch. Kim Jong-Il died earlier this month to leave the path clear for his son Kim Jong-Un to take the country's seat of power. The same thing is happening at the national team level and more and more of the old guard are stepping aside. Not only that, like the Swiss-educated, newly-crowned DPRK dictator, the footballers are also going to get a good ...

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