Weekend Sports Games in DPRK

Pyongyang, December 21 (KCNA) — Various sports games take place in each weekend in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
A men’s soccer match was held between Ryongaksan and Hwaebul teams at Kim Il Sung Stadium on Friday. The former beat the latter 1:0 in the match. The two teams will have another match at the stadium on Sunday.
On Dec. 29, the last Sunday for this year, there will be women’s boxing competitions at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium.
An official of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports told KCNA that it has been decided to make it a rule to organize sports games in each weekend, with an aim of upgrading the techniques of athletes and stirring up sports enthusiasm among the local people.
The step will be helpful to speeding up the building of a sports power, he added.