Women’s Football Tournament underway in DPRK

Pyongyang, September 1 (KCNA) — A women’s football tournament goes on at the Sosan Football Stadium here, in celebration of the birthday (September 9) of the DPRK.
Eleven teams are taking part in the tournament (Aug. 20-Sept. 9).
At present, the preliminaries of the tournament are going at the final stage, divided into two groups.
According to the results of group league matches till Sept. 1, Sobaeksu and Amnokgang teams in group A and Rimyongsu and Pyongyang teams in group B were qualified to advance into the semifinals.
An official of the DPRK Football Association told KCNA that the teams’ tactics and their players’ skills further improved and 63 goals were scored in 24 group league matches.
The semifinals are to be held on Sept. 6 and the finals on Sept. 9.