David Bartram

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As the occasional shot continues to ring over the Yellow Sea, recriminations are traded between North and South Korea. The relatives of the 46 sailors killed in March when the Cheonan warship sank in disputed circumstances still mourn. In Pyongyang, rumours of Kim Jong-il’s poor health abound, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea takes ever-increasing measures to ward off the instability of a succession in leadership.

This might seem an unlikely backdrop to a friendly game of football, but next month North and South Korea move the theatre of conflict from the disputed western sea border to South Africa, where they will compete alongside 30 other countries for the biggest prize in football.…  Seguir leyendo »