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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Mongolia and North Korea each began the second spherical of Asian World Cup qualifying with wins on Thursday.

Mongolia, ranked 187th on the earth and taking part in within the second spherical of qualifying for the primary time, beat Myanmar 1-Zero in Ulaanbaatar. Amaraa Dulguun scored the lone aim within the 17th minute of the Group F match.

North Korea defeated Lebanon 2-Zero in Group H with Jong Il Gwan scoring each targets in Pyongyang.

The winner of every of the eight teams and the 4 greatest second-place groups will advance to the subsequent spherical.

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