North Korea national under-17 football team

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North Korea Under-17
Association DPR Korea Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
First colours
Second colours
Asian Championship
Appearances ?
Best result Winners: 2010

The North Korea national under-17 football team, represents North Korea in association football at an under-17 age level and is controlled by the DPR Korea Football Association, the governing body for football in North Korea.

Competition history[edit]

2010 AFC Under-16 Football Championship[edit]

In 2010 North Korea won the AFC U-16 Championship for the first time in their history. The team's first match was a 1–1 draw to Syria on 24 October 2010 with Ri Kwang-Il scoring the goal for North Korea.[1] North Korea then finished the group stage with a 2–0 victory over Iran and a 2–1 victory over Oman to top the group. North Korea then won the quarter-final match against Jordan on 1 November 2010 4–0.[2] North Korea then secured their spot in the final on 4 November 2010 by defeating Japan 2–1.[3] North Korea then defeated hosts Uzbekistan in the final on 7 November 2010 to secure their first-ever championship.[4]