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The pair played for the Young Lions in a 2-1 friendly defeat against France in February and are hoping to make a 21-man squad that faces tough Group F opposition against DPR Korea, Argentina and Mexico this summer .
Afghanistan now joined the World Cupper DPR Korea, Sri Lanka and the hosts Nepal in Group-D, scheduled to be held from April 7 to 11.
Summary: DOHA - Coach Srecko Katanec admitted that UAE will have one eye on the future when they begin their AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 challenge against DPR Korea on Tuesday but insisted that should not prevent them from trying to claim the continental crown.
Syria is in the same group as Saudi Arabia, Japan and Jordan, while the 2010 champion Iraq is up against Iran, DPR Korea and the UAE.
In East Asia, transmission of pandemic influenza virus persists but has been steadily declining in most countries of region (China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea), with the exception of DPR Korea, where an increasing trend of respiratory diseases activity was reported.
Launched in 1981 as a project of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, Infofish is committed to promoting fishery products from its member countries - Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Iran, DPR Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Thailand.
Korea will then visit Turkmenistan on Saturday, June 14 before hosting DPR Korea eight days later.
Still, noted UNEP director Klaus Topfer at the report's launch, "By bringing together the available environmental information and identifying priority issues, the report will help strengthen monitoring and assessment, policy setting, action planning, and resourcing in DPR Korea.
Specimen collection increased during 1999-2000 in Bangladesh (from 48% to 68%), DPR Korea (from 33% to 74%), Myanmar (from 66% to 74%), and Nepal (from 76% to 79%).
Meanwhile, AFC Women Player of the year nominee Samantha Kerr thinks highly of the other two nominees - Japan's Saki Kumagai and Sung Hyang Sim of DPR Korea - saying:"The other two nominees had a great year, so I'm honestly just very honoured to be nominated against other great footballers.
Vincent Martin, FAO Representative in China and DPR Korea, attended and addressed the symposium.
On the sidelines of ARF Ministerial Meeting, the Adviser held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of China, Turkey, Japan, lndonesia, Malaysia, DPR Korea and Norway in which he held wide-ranging discussions including the issues of peace and security in the Asia Pacific region and ways and means to tackle traditional and non-traditional security challenges.
In other quarter-final encounters, Japan take on DPR Korea, Qatar meet China while Thailand face-off with Uzbekistan.
The AFC on Wednesday announced the grouping of the Asian Cup 2015 which is as follows: Group A: Australia (63), Korea Republic (60), Oman (81), Kuwait (110) Group B: Uzbekistan (55), Saudi Arabia (75), China PR (98), DPR Korea (133) Group C: Iran (42), UAE (61), Qatar (101), Bahrain (106) Group D: Japan (48), Jordan (66), Iraq (103), Winner of AFC Challenge Cup 2014 (Maldives, Palestine, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Turkmenistan, Philippines, Afghanistan or Laos) The Final Draw for the AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 was held in Sydney, Australia, in presence of the AFC President and officials of the football federations of Australia, Iran, Japan and Korea Republic are the nations qualified for this year's FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
The 15 qualified nations for the cup are: Japan, Korea Republic, DPR Korea, Bahrain, China, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and of course, the host Australia.