North and South Korean male basketball players hold friendly match in Pyongyang

5 July 2018

North and South Korea joined forces for their first basketball friendly in 15 years on Wednesday (July 4). Following female players' match, male players took to the court in two joint North-South teams, "Peace" and "Prosperity". The games were held in an indoor stadium in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. It ended in a 102-102 draw, according to Press Pool in Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had suggested the friendlies to South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April when the two held their first summit at the border village of Panmunjom. The South Korean team will return on Friday (July 6) after two more games on Thursday (July 5).