North Korean cheerleaders arrive at Kowloon Stadium to cheer on ‘North Korea vs Japan’ women’s soccer final…silence after early goal
North Korean supporters arrive at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium.
North Korea and Japan will play the final match of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.
North Korea and Japan are powerhouses in women’s soccer. North Korea and Japan are two of the strongest teams in the women’s game.
North Korea faced South Korea in the quarterfinals, and in an intense game with rough play, South Korea was left in tears by a questionable call from the referee. Despite scoring the first goal, they were sent off and lost 1-4.메이저사이트
North Korea advanced to the final with an 8-0 thrashing of Uzbekistan in the quarterfinals.
Japan defeated host China 4-3 in a nail-biter in the quarterfinals to set up a meeting with North Korea.
North Korean cheerleaders appeared at the stadium. The North Korean supporters wore T-shirts with the North Korean flag and cheered on the North Korean players, waving batons and flags.
However, it was Japan who scored the first goal. In the 10th minute of the first half, Nakashima found space behind the North Korean defense and calmly slotted home a one-on-one with the goalkeeper.
After Japan’s goal, the North Korean supporters fell silent for a moment, but they were soon back to cheering for the North Korean players.