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North Korea U16 keeper banned after conceding questionable goal

A North Korea goalkeeper who failed to stop an opposing keeper from scoring has been banned from the Under-17 World Cup for "bringing the game into disrepute."

The official YouTube clip of Jang Paek Ho's effort in an AFC Under-16 Championship match against Uzbekistan in September has already been viewed more than 4.5 million times.

On Friday, the AFC said it imposed a 12-month ban on Jang Paek Ho and North Korea under-16 team coach Yung Jong Su.

"The effect of the match suspensions also means...

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino suggests North vs. South Korea friendly

During his visit to Seoul, South Korea FIFA president Gianni Infantino shared his new vision for FIFA.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino pressed his case for an expanded World Cup to a friendly audience on Wednesday during a stop in Seoul, South Korea.

The Swiss wants to see the current field of 32 teams increased to 40, which could add more guaranteed slots for Asia. Asia currently has four automatic spots at the World Cup with a fifth available through an inter-confederation playoff. Infantino has said that number could increase to at least six slots in an expanded tournament.

"I believe it is important...

China keep alive their 2018 World Cup hopes, as Australia and Japan cruise

China completed a remarkable transformation in their 2018 World Cup AFC qualifying campaign after a 2-0 victory over Qatar saw them advance to the third round on the road to Russia. 

Facing elimination if they failed to win in Xian, China brought the game to life just before the hour. Qatari goalkeeper Amine Lecomte saved from point-blank range but was helpless as the rebound was hit against the underside of the bar and bounced out.

The ball found its way to Huang Bowen, whose shot on the turn...

Tim Cahill hat trick sees Australia ease past Bangladesh in AFC WCQ

Cahill has now scored 45 goals in 88 international games since making his Australia debut in 2004.

Australia's record-scorer Tim Cahill grabbed a first half hat trick as the Asian champions eased to a 4-0 victory over Bangladesh in an AFC 2018 World Cup qualifier in Dhaka on Tuesday night.

Cahill took his Socceroos' tally to 45 goals in 88 international matches as he opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a simple header before adding to his account in the 32nd and 38th minutes.

Captain Mile Jedinak grabbed Australia's fourth goal two minutes before half-time before a more resilient defensive...

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North Korea, Qatar win to stay in first place in World Cup qualifying groups

North Korea, Qatar, Thailand and Jordan all won on Tuesday to maintain their group leads in the second round of Asian qualifying for the World Cup.

Jong Il Gwan's 12th-minute penalty gave North Korea a 1-0 win over Yemen in Group H.

The North Koreans opened a four-point lead over Uzbekistan, who have a game in hand.

In the other Group H game, Ismail Abdul-Latif and Sayed Adnan both scored early in the second half to give Bahrain their second win in qualifying, 2-0 at home against the Philippines.

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