World Cup 2010: North Korea Can Be Surprise Package - South Korea's Park Ji-Sung

South Korean offers support to neighbouring nation...
South Korea star man Park Ji-Sung has stated neighbours North Korea could shock other teams at World Cup 2010.

The North Koreans have qualified for the tournament for the first time since 1966 and are an unknown package for many sides. Their cause to get to the knockout stages has not been helped by being drawn against heavyweights Ivory Coast, Portugal and Brazil.

Speaking to the press, Manchester United midfielder Park was full of praise.

"Since North Korea has players that are not well known, that could be a difficult factor," Park said.

"For me personally, it will be interesting to look at the three matches."

He added: "North Korea is in a very difficult group as we know.

"It's been a long time since North Korea managed to join the World Cup, and I am very glad that North and South Korea are here."

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