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DPRK Women Defeats Finnish Rivals by 2:1
Pyongyang, August 8 (KCNA) -- Football fans of the DPRK are very pleased by the news that the DPRK defeated Finland by 2:1 in the first league match of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup 2014.

Yun Chol Nam, a workshop head of the Pyongyang Electric Cable Factory 326, said:

The DPRK girls played a good game in the first match, and it pleases all employees of my workshop.

Han Yong Suk, a Pyongyang citizen, said:

It is praiseworthy that the DPRK girls won the first victory in the U-20 women's world cup.

Eight years ago, the DPRK girls took the title in the U-20 Women's World Cup 2006, thus promoting the country to the first Asian winner of the World Cup. I hope that the DPRK team would prove successful in the matches.

The DPRK team includes 14 players, who played an active role in the U-17 Women's World Cup 2012.

The FIFA website selected Ri Un Sim as one of best players in the current world cup for scoring 8 goals in the six matches of the U-17 Women's World Cup 2012.

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