World Cup qualifier match between two Koreas that nobody was able to see

World Cup qualifier match between two Koreas that nobody was able to see

the two Koreas faced off in a historic
World Cup qualifier yesterday night but nobody was able to watch it because the
North didn’t allow fans into the stadium and imposed a media blackout r121 has
the story the fixture between the two Koreas on Tuesday was surreal not
because of the results or how the game was played but because it was played in
an empty stadium in Pyongyang with no life coverage the 50,000 seat
Khmer song stadium was virtually empty except for a few members of the
organising staff including FIFA president Gianni Infantino in fact
Infantino who expected a lot from Tuesday’s historic match between the two
Koreas expressed great disappointment he said in a statement that he was let down
to see no fans in the stadium and was surprised by issues regarding live
broadcast and problems with access for foreign journalists but it wasn’t just a
head of the world’s football governing body who voiced their concerns regarding
this peculiar match many news outlets also expressed disappointment in their
coverage of the game British life coverage website the football London
posted during the game that conditions were ideal for the match except for the
lack of fans and media which had described as a shame Vietnamese media
outlets were also upset over the lack of media coverage saying the only to
receive match updates was through the football governing bodies social media
accounts while the backlash over the closed-door match has been strong some
experts came up with a number of theories for the empty stands some have
pointed out as was the case in 2005 against Iran North Korea might have been
concerned about the possibility of its national team losing to the south in
front of an angry home crowd indeed when North Korea failed to qualify for the
World Cup in a match against Iran fans hurled bottles and cans at referees and
the Iranian players although many football fans Curren
history game life a recorded version of the match will be broadcast by South
Korean networks with the tape expected to arrive later tonight
Ranjan Arirang news

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