Paraguay defeat North Korea in warm-up match

Paraguay defeated North Korea 1-0 in a warm-up match in Nyon with Roque Santa Cruz nailing a penalty with just four minutes to go.

Santa Cruz, who plays for Manchester City, converted the penalty after a handball from North Korea’s Nam Song Chol late in the game.

The South American team are in Group F and play Italy in their first round match of the 2010 World Cup at Cape Town, while North Korea are in Group G and face the might of Brazil at Johannesburg.

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