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North Korean Striker Scores 1st in German League

Posted July. 30, 2010 11:45,   


North Korean soccer striker Jong Tae-se scored his first goal in Germany Thursday.

Joining the second-tier Bundesliga team VFL Bochum, he scored the opening goal on a penalty kick in the 19th minute in a 1-1 exhibition draw versus host MSV Duisburg.

He started the game and played the first half. Talking to reporters after the game, Jong said, “I hope South Korea wins the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.”