The North Korean women's football team has been given permission to enter South Korea to play in the East Asian Cup.
North Korea striker Jong Tae-se has said he wants to be an ambassador between the two Koreas after finalising his move to South Korean club Suwon Samsung.
Australia face North Korea in the second match of their East Asian Cup qualifying campaign aware that anything less than a win could rule them out of next year's tournament.
North Korea's women's football team refused to start their match with Colombia on Wednesday night due to a dispute over a flag being displayed.
Great Britain's women's team kicked off the Olympic tournament in Cardiff with a 1-0 win against New Zealand.