First Round of Premier Soccer League Matches Closes

Pyongyang, April 21 (KCNA) — The first round of the premier soccer league matches of the Mangyongdae Prize Sports Contest closed in the DPRK.
Rimyongsu, April 25, Amnokgang, Sobaeksu and Hwoebul teams in the men’s matches while April 25, Sobaeksu, Mangyongbong, Rimyongsu and Wolmido teams in the women’s matches proved successful.
The second round of the matches will start soon.

Kim Jong Un Watches Women’s Football Match between Kalmaegi and Jebi Teams

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched a women’s football match between the Kalmaegi team and the Jebi team together with service personnel of the KPA.
When he appeared in the grandstand, the players and spectators enthusiastically welcomed him, giving profound thanks to him.
The two teams fully displayed the football techniques which they have cultivated in their day-to-day trainings true to the WPK’s idea of building a sports power.
The spectators warmly cheered with applause the footballers playing a nice game, displaying team spirit and persevering fighting will.
The Kalmaegi team beat its rival 2:0.
When the match was over, Kim Jong Un warmly acknowledged the enthusiastic cheers of the players and spectators and congratulated the footballers on their successful match.
He gave precious instructions to bring the nation’s sports to a higher level by rounding off the Korean style sporting technique, tactical system and training method, noting that to develop the sports is important for successfully pushing forward the revolutionary struggle and construction and demonstrating before the whole world the dignity and honor of Songun Korea.
Among the spectators were Choe Ryong Hae, Ri Yong Gil, Jang Jong Nam, So Hong Chan, Kim Su Gil, Kim Tong Hwa, Jo Kyong Chol, Kim Yong Chol, Ri Pyong Chol, Kim Myong Sik, Jang Tong Un, Pak Thae Su, Yun Jong Rin, Han Kwang Sang, Hwang Pyong So, Ri Jae Il, Pak Thae Song, Kim Sung Yon and executive members of the WPK Committee of the KPA and commanding officers of the services and corps-level units.
Political News Team