Tag Archives: Soccer

Women’s Football Coach Ra Un Sim.

When she began football, Ra Un Sim did not know she would become one of top football players in the country. Born in Kyongsong County, North Hamgyong Province, Ra moved to Chongjin in her childhood, where she took up football. She displayed her football talent in annual national games of juvenile sports schools and was […]

DPR Korea Defeats Uzbekistan 4-2 in FIFA Qualifier Match

The DPR Korea football team claimed victory in a home match with its Uzbek rival on Tuesday at Kim Il Sung Stadium as part of the second-round Asian regional preliminaries in Group H for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Four (4) first half goals laid the foundations for DPR Korea’s second win of the 2018 […]

Second Premier Soccer Matches Kick off

The second premier soccer matches of the Sports Contest for Pochonbo Torch Prize started in Pyongyang on June 23. Ten men and women’s football teams will play the matches to take place at the Kim Il Sung Stadium and the Sosan Football Stadium from June 23 to July 6. Divided into two groups, they will […]

Reserve Soccer Players Training

Many successes are registered in the training of reserves in Korea under the increasing state concern for sports. The football circle of the Moranbong District Juvenile Sports School in the capital city Pyongyang is an example in this respect. Recently coaches of different sports teams pay special attention to the members of the football circle […]

Men’s Soccer Finals Held

Men’s soccer games of the second round of the premier league of the Mangyongdae Prize Sports Games ended. Finals between the April 25 Team and Amnokgang Team took place at the Kim Il Sung Stadium on May 14. The April 25 Team defeated its rival 1:0. Before the finals a match was held between the […]

DPRK Players Prove Successful in World Taekwon-Do Championships

[nggallery id=28] DPRK players proved successful at the 10th World Juvenile Taekwon-Do Championship and the 5th World Veteran Taekwon-Do Championship in Tallin, Estonia from August 20 to 26. The championships brought together hundreds of men and women players from 71 countries of the world. The DPRK players placed first in country standing in the Juvenile […]