Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Kits North Korea World Cup 1966

North Korea team was the first Asian team to progress beyond the first round of the World Cup finals.
FIFA World Cup 1966, England was the North Korea debut, make a surprise reaching the quarter-finals in 1966, beating Italy in the group stage. There, they lost 5–3 to Portugal despite taking a 3–0 lead after thirty minutes.

Illustrate North Korea Home shirt was worn on the Group 2 stage match against RUSSIA and ITALY. The shirts without team insignia in chest, stylised number has been machine stitched. 
North Korea with the away white strip against Chile 15 July 1966 and Quater-finals against Portugal 23 July 1966.
Credit to Joaquim for the info and sources.

1 comment:

joaquim said...

hi Azmie, i see in photo the match against chile (15 July 1966), the number in the back shirt korea is red not blue.