|calendar>>August 29. 2013 Juche 102|
Kim Jong Un Encourages DPRK People in Building Sports Power
| Pyongyang, August 29 (KCNA) -- The finals of men's premier soccer league for Torch Cup took place at Kim Il Sung Stadium here on August 28, the Youth Day, in the presence of supreme leader Kim Jong Un.
Watching the match were servicepersons and youth and students in the city of Pyongyang. All those present at the stadium gave enthusiastic cheers to the supreme leader, who is working heart and soul for the nation's soccer development.
Nam Sun Il, an officer of the Korean People's Army, told KCNA:
"Though busy with state affairs, Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un watched the match together with us.
I was moved by his high intention and devoted service for the nation's sports development. I will never forget this happy day all my life."
Choe Yong Gwang, another KPA officer, said:
"The match was impressive to me.
But what deeply impressed me during it was the smiling face of Marshal Kim Jong Un, who gave great courage and strength to the players."
Kim Un Hyok, an official of the youth league organization of Kim Chaek University of Technology, said:
"As the match was over, Kim Jong Un invited the successful players and coaches to come up to the tribune and had a photo taken with them.
This touching scene made us, the youths, harden our will to take the lead in arousing sports enthusiasm throughout the country with his deep trust cherished deep in mind.
I am sure that our country will emerge a sports power under his guidance."
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