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DPRK Soccer Team Defeats S. Korean Team 3:1
Pyongyang, August 12 (KCNA) -- The DPRK soccer team defeated the south Korean team 3:1 in the semifinals of the 2014 Asian U-14 Soccer Championship and advanced into the finals.

The championship started in Iran on August 4. It brought together players from eight countries including the DPRK, Thailand, Tajikistan and Iraq.

They were divided into two groups for group league matches. The DPRK belonged to Group A together with Saudi Arabia, Iran and East Timor.

It beat the Saudi Arabian team 2:0, Iranian team 1:0 and drew with East Timor 2:2, placing first in the group to advance into semi-finals.

The finals will be held on August 13.

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