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List of National Football Team Made Public
Pyongyang, January 6 (KCNA) -- The DPRK Football Association recently made public the list of the national football team for the Asian Cup.

The chief coach is Jo Tong Sop, 51. He led the DPRK team to win the 4-nation soccer tournament held in Qatar and the 2010 AFC Challenger Cup.

Among the 23 players are Hong Yong Jo, Ri Myong Guk, Ji Yun Nam, Ri Jun Il, Pak Nam Chol, Kim Yong Jun, Mun In Guk, Ri Kwang Chon, An Yong Hak and Jong Tae Se who took part in the World Cup last year.

The Asian Cup will begin in Qatar on January 7. The DPRK team belongs to Group D along with Iran, Iraq and United Arab Emirates.

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