Korea: DPR Korea beat Turkmenistan 2-1 to successfully defend their title in the Challenge Cup 2012 final played at the Dashrath Rangasala in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday evening.
Berdy Shamuradov (2') had provided a shock lead to Turkmenistan which was cancelled by Il-Gwan Jong in the 36th minute.
It was Song-Hyok Jang's goal from the spot in the 87th minute that proved the winner for DPR Korea but not before Shamuradov missed from the spot for the Green Men just three minutes earlier.
Arslanmyrat Ammanov was left out of the starting line-up for Turkmenistan, while DPR Korea had Kwang-Ryong Pak in their side after the player got a release from club duties....more
04:38 PM, Mar 20, 2012
Kathmandu: Savio Medeira expressed displeasure with the Indian contingent after his side were thrashed 4-0 by DPR Korea in their final match of the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 in Group B on Tuesday. "Everyone saw it, the team lacked spirit and there was no one willing to show responsibility, and as a coach it's very disheartening to see those things in the field," said the Indian coach, letting out his...
03:03 PM, Mar 14, 2012