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Soccer - As economic sanctions bite, North Korea coach Andersen departs


HONG KONG (Reuters) - Jorn Andersen says he accomplished all of his goals as coach of North Korea's national soccer team but economic hardships have made it impossible for him to stay on in the country.

The Norwegian, whose contract expires on Saturday, was appointed in May 2016 and took charge of his last game on Tuesday when he steered his team to a victory over Hong Kong that booked their spot in next year's Asian Cup finals.

   

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