North Korea women's national football team

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North Korea Korea DPR
Nickname(s) Chollima (천리마/千里馬)
Association DPR Korea Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation EAFF (East Asia)
Head coach Kim Kwang-min
Home stadium Rungnado Stadium
Kim Il-Sung Stadium
Yanggakdo Stadium
FIFA code PRK
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 10 Steady(22 June 2018) [1]
Highest 5 (December 1999)
Lowest 12 (July 2011)
First international
  China PR 4–1 North Korea  
(Hong Kong; 21 December 1989)
Biggest win
  North Korea 24–0 Singapore  
(Hong Kong; 21 June 2001)
Biggest defeat
  France 5–0 North Korea  
(Glasgow, Scotland; 28 July 2012)
World Cup
Appearances 4 (first in 1999 )
Best result Quarter-finals; 2007
Women's Asian Cup
Appearances 9 (first in 1989 )
Best result Winners, 2001, 2003, 2008

The North Korea women's national football team represents North Korea in international women's football. [2] [3] North Korea won the AFC Women's Asian Cup in 2001 (scoring 51 goals in 6 matches, a standing record), 2003, and 2008.

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Record

World Cup

The team at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup
World Cup Finals
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
China 1991 Did not qualify
Sweden 1995 Did not enter
United States 1999 Group Stage310246−2
United States 2003 310234−1
China 2007 Quarter-finals411257−2
Germany 2011 Group Stage301203−3
Canada 2015 Banned
France 2019 Did not qualify
Total4/7133281220−8
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Disqualification for 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

During the team's participation at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, on 7 July 2011, FIFA announced that two of its players, Song Jong-Sun and Jong Pok-Sim, failing doping tests during the tournament and were provisionally suspended prior to their team’s match against Colombia. [4] On 16 July, FIFA announced that three additional players from North Korea tested positive following target testing of the whole team. [5] On 25 August 2011, the North Korean team was fined US$ 400,000 which is equal to the prize it received by finishing 13th in the 2011 tournament, and was excluded from participation at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, including its qualification round. [6]

AFC Asian Cup

Olympic Games

Asian Games

Asian Games record
Hosts / YearResultGPWDLGSGAGD
China 1990 Third place5221193+16
Japan 1994 Did not enter
Thailand 1998 Runners-up5311264+22
South Korea 2002 Winners541080+8
Qatar 2006 5410162+14
China 2010 Runners-up421152+3
South Korea 2014 Winners5500162+14
Indonesia 2018 6th Place4202254+21
Total7/831226511517+98

EAFF Women's Football Championship

EAFF Women's Football Championship record
Hosts / YearResultPldWD*LGFGAGD
South Korea 2005 Runners-up320121+1
China 2008 311163+3
Japan 2010 Withdrew
South Korea 2013 Winners321031+2
China 2015 330094+5
Japan 2017 330050+5
Total5/6151122259+16
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Algarve Cup

Other invitational tournaments

Current squad

Squad for the 2018 Asian Games. [8]

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1 GK Choe Kyong-im (1993-07-15)15 July 1993 (aged 25)
1 GK Kim Myong-sun (1997-03-06)6 March 1997 (aged 21)
1 GK Paek Yong-hui (1990-04-16)16 April 1990 (aged 28)
2 DF Pak Hye-gyong (2001-11-07)7 November 2001 (aged 16)
2 DF Son Ok-ju (2000-03-07)7 March 2000 (aged 18)
2 DF Kim Nam-hui (1994-03-04)4 March 1994 (aged 24)
2 DF Kim Un-ha (1993-03-23)23 March 1993 (aged 25)
3 MF Ju Hyo-sim (1998-06-21)21 June 1998 (aged 20)
3 MF Ri Hyang-sim (1996-03-23)23 March 1996 (aged 22)
3 MF Rim Se-ok (1994-01-13)13 January 1994 (aged 24)
3 MF Yu Jong-im (1993-12-06)6 December 1993 (aged 24)
3 MF Ri Un-yong (1996-09-01)1 September 1996 (aged 21)
3 MF Kim Yun-mi (1993-07-01)1 July 1993 (aged 25)
3 MF Kim Phyong-hwa (1996-11-28)28 November 1996 (aged 21)
4 FW Sung Hyang-sim (1999-12-02)2 December 1999 (aged 18)
4 FW Jang Hyon-sun (1991-07-01)1 July 1991 (aged 27)
4 FW Kim Un-hwa (1992-09-30)30 September 1992 (aged 25)
4 FW Ri Hae-yon (1999-01-10)10 January 1999 (aged 19)
4 FW Ri Kyong-hyang (1996-06-10)10 June 1996 (aged 22)
4 FW Wi Jong-sim (1997-10-13)13 October 1997 (aged 20)

See also

References

  1. "The FIFA Women's World Ranking". FIFA.com. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  2. "Kim Jong-il: The Success Behind DPR Ladies Football?". Goal.com. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
  3. "Red devils vs. 'axis of evil'-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily". Koreajoongangdaily.joinsmsn.com. 2002-09-05. Retrieved 2012-10-31.
  4. "Two players from Korea DPR provisionally suspended following anti-doping tests". FIFA . 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-07-07.
  5. "Adverse analytical findings recorded for three additional players from Korea DPR". FIFA . 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
  6. "FIFA Disciplinary Committee decisions for Germany 2011". FIFA.com. 2011-08-25. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
  7. Australia Cup
  8. "Athletes DPR Korea Football". Asian Games 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
1999 China PR  
AFC Women's Champions
2001 (First title)
2003 (Second title)
Succeeded by
2006 China PR  
Preceded by
2006 China PR  
AFC Women's Champions
2008 (Third title)
Succeeded by
2010 Australia