Soccer-South Korea on brink of World Cup qualification (Reuters)

* Koreans close to qualification after narrow win * Shorakhmedov own goal seals victory (Adds details, quotes) By Narae Kim SEOUL, June 11 (Reuters) – South Korea are on the brink of making another World Cup finals appearance after scraping a 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan in a top-of-the-table qualifying clash in rainy Seoul on Tuesday. An entertaining match was settled by an own goal from Akmal Shorakhmedov just before halftime, the Uzbek defender heading Kim Young-gwon’s cross from the right past his helpless goalkeeper. …

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