Praise for North Korea in World Cup
North Korea's coach praised his team for playing "bravely" in its opening 2-1 loss to Brazil at the World Cup.
After a scoreless first half, Brazil broke through a solid North Korean defense in the second Tuesday night. North Korea's lone goal was scored in the 89th minute.
North Korea's coach said the match provided the players with valuable experience and confidence as they prepare for games against Portugal and Ivory Coast.
Published at 10:47 AM CDT on Jun 16, 2010
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