Cagliari signs North Korean forward Han until 2022

CAGLIARI, Italy (AP) " Cagliari has given North Korean forward Han Kwang-Song his first professional contract.

On Thursday, the Serie A side announced Han, who is registered as a youth team player, signed a contract tying him to the club until 2022.

The 18-year-old Han became the first North Korean to play in Serie A when he came on for the final four minutes of Cagliari's 3-1 win at Palermo on April 2.

He scored the following weekend, when he was brought on for the final nine minutes in a 3-2 defeat to Torino.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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