In light of a travel ban to North Korea issued by the Malaysian government on Thursday, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided to postpone the Asian Cupqualifier between Malaysia and North Korea in Pyongyang for the third time.
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Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifying opener against North Korea in Pyongyang on March 28 might not occur after Malaysia's government barred the Tigers from traveling there due to security concerns following the alleged assassination of Kim Jong Nam.