National Children’s Football Contest Opens in DPRK

Pyongyang, May 22 (KCNA) — The second national children’s football contest began with due ceremony at Kim Il Sung Stadium on Friday.
Football teams (boy and girl) selected from Pyongyang and provinces will play league matches in various parts of Pyongyang till May 30. And the finals will be held at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp on June 4.
Present at the ceremony were Kim Sung Du, chairman of the Education Commission, Kim Yong Hun, minister of Physical Culture and Sports, officials of the youth league, teachers and schoolchildren.
Jon Yong Nam, chairman of the Central Committee of the youth league, made an opening address.
The ceremony was followed by a boys’ demonstration football match between the Pyongyang City Team and the South Hwanghae Provincial Team. -0-