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Sanfrecce Hiroshima midfielder Ri Han Jae and Albirex Niigata midfielder An Yong Hak have been named to the North Korean national team for the upcoming final-round World Cup qualifier against Japan, the two J. League teams said Wednesday.

Toru Kamikawa of Japan was named Wednesday as one of 46 referees picked by soccer’s world governing body FIFA to vie for spots in the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

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