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Flag error provokes diplomatic incident on Olympic opening day

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Right player wrong flag…. at the Olympic match between North Korea and Colombia the error provoked the first row of the games.

North Korea’s women’s football team walked off the pitch after their images were shown on a video screen next to the flag of their country’s bitter enemy, South Korea.

The kick-off was delayed for an hour until the mistake had been corrected and apologies made.

But their fury obviously spurred them on as when they did agree to play, North Korea went on to beat Colombia 2-0.