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Development of Ice Hockey in DPRK
Pyongyang, March 12 (KCNA) -- A division-1 men's ice hockey contest recently took place here as part of the Paektusan Prize Sports Games.

The Sports Team of the Ministry of Fisheries beat its rival of the Pyongyang Railway Bureau 6:1 in the finals, against the expectation of experts and fans. Such results were attributable to the high technique in goal-area defence and good shot, according to referees.

In the match this team tightened defence in the goal area with tactical changes of formation, different from the past ways based on physical strength, while beefing up defence in the offensive area to press on the rival team.

After all, the contest made the team of the Ministry of Fisheries emerge the strongest in the country. It also showed that scientific competition ways and players' mental state play a decisive role in match.

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