North Korea News

(Asiad) S. Korea beats N. Korea for men's football gold

2014/10/02 22:32

By Yoo Jee-ho and Oh Seok-min

INCHEON, Oct. 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea defeated North Korea 1-0 for men's football gold medal at the Asian Games on Thursday, ending a 28-year drought in an eagerly anticipated showdown.

Rim Chang-woo scored the winner just moments from the whistle in the second extra period at Munhak Stadium, as South Korea captured its first Asiad gold in men's football since 1986.

jeeho@yna.co.kr

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