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Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa (2nd L) passes the ball among North Korean midflieder Ri Chol-Myong (L), defender Jong Kwang-Ik (2nd R) and defender and captain Ri Kwang-Chon

Friday, 2 September 2011
Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa (2nd L) passes the ball among North Korean midflieder Ri Chol-Myong (L), defender Jong Kwang-Ik (2nd R) and defender and captain Ri Kwang-Chon (R) during their 2014 football World Cup Asian qualifiers in Saitama, on September 2, 2011. Japan beat North Korea by 1-0. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA
  • Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa (2nd L) passes the ball among North Korean midflieder Ri Chol-Myong (L), defender Jong Kwang-Ik (2nd R) and defender and captain Ri Kwang-Chon
  • Japanese forward Mike Havenaar (L) celebrates the goal by defender Maya Yoshida (R, #20) with other team mates
  • Japanese forward Hiroshi Kiyotake (L) and North Korean defender Jong Kwang-Ik (2nd R) watch the ball
  • Shinji Kagawa of Japan controls the ball against Jong Il-Gwan of North Korea