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AFC Statement on Korea Republic National Anthem

Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recognises that an error was made in the playing of the Korea Republic National anthem before the match against Jordan in the AFC U-19 Championship Indonesia 2018 on Monday.

The incorrect anthem was stopped immediately and an investigation into the mistake has been held. 

The AFC apologises to the Korea Republic team and the Korea Football Association and the AFC will take the appropriate steps to ensure this error cannot be repeated.