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North Korea women's national football team

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.

North Korea Korea DPR
Shirt badge/Association crest
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

Contents

RecordEdit

World CupEdit

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
  1991 Did not qualify
  1995 Did not enter
  1999 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2
  2003 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1
  2007 Quarter-finals 4 1 1 2 5 7 −2
  2011 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 0 3 −3
  2015 Banned
  2019 Did not qualify
Total 4/7 13 3 2 8 12 20 −8
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Disqualification for 2015 FIFA Women's World CupEdit

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 CupEdit

  • 1975 — Did not participate
  • 1977 — Did not participate
  • 1979 — Did not participate
  • 1981 — Did not participate
  • 1983 — Did not participate
  • 1986 — Did not participate
  • 1989 — Round 1
  • 1991 — 4th place
  • 19932nd place
  • 1995 — Did not participate
  • 19972nd place
  • 1999 — 3rd place
  • 2001Winners
  • 2003Winners
  • 2006 — 3rd place
  • 2008Winners
  • 20102nd Place
  • 2014 — Banned (see above)
  • 2018 — Did not qualify

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1996 — Did not qualify
  • 2000 — Did not qualify
  • 2004 — Did not qualify
  • 2008 — Group Stage (Stage 3rd Place)
  • 2012 — Group Stage (Stage 3rd Place)
  • 2016 — Did not qualify

Asian GamesEdit

Asian Games record
Hosts / Year Result GP W D L GS GA GD
  1990 Third place 5 2 2 1 19 3 +16
  1994 Did not enter
  1998 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 26 4 +22
  2002 Winners 5 4 1 0 8 0 +8
  2006 5 4 1 0 16 2 +14
  2010 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 5 2 +3
  2014 Winners 5 5 0 0 16 2 +14
  2018 6th Place 4 2 0 2 25 4 +21
Total 7/8 31 22 6 5 115 17 +98

EAFF Women's Football ChampionshipEdit

EAFF Women's Football Championship record
Hosts / Year Result Pld W D* L GF GA GD
  2005 Runners-up 3 2 0 1 2 1 +1
  2008 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3
  2010 Withdrew
  2013 Winners 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
  2015 3 3 0 0 9 4 +5
  2017 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5
Total 5/6 15 11 2 2 25 9 +16
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Algarve CupEdit

Other invitational tournamentsEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2018 Asian Games.[8]

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. 

External linksEdit

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