Malaysia to play North Korea in AFC Asian Cup qualifier on Oct 5

North Korea’s AFC Asian Cup qualifier against will officially take place in Pyongyang on October 5 after being rescheduled twice.

The match, which was originally scheduled for 28 March 28 and then 8 June, had been called off due to strained diplomatic ties between the nations.

After the 2-2 draw to Lebanon on Tuesday, North Korea are currently in second place with three points.

Winning their first two games against Malaysia and Hong Kong, Lebanon lead Group B with seven points.

Malaysia and Hong Kong are tied in third place on two points after their 1-1 draw Tuesday.