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Scoring might be a problem

Updated: November 30, 2009, 2:27 PM ET
By Mark Young | Special to ESPN.com

Like their insular, closed country, very little is known about the North Korea national team. But based on the team's emotional on-field celebrations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on the night it clinched a berth in South Africa, it's fair to say that this is a close unit that is thrilled to reach the World Cup for only the second time. And that first World Cup appearance, in 1966, proved to be one of the most memorable in soccer history.

North Korea was a completely unknown entity in ...

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