calendar>>February 2. 2016 Juche 105
Premier League Football Matches Begin in DPRK
Pyongyang, February 2 (KCNA) -- Premier league football matches of the Paektusan Prize Sports Games began at the Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang on Monday.

Attending the league matches are 13 men's and 12 women's teams.

After the league matches, top four teams respectively from men's and women's teams will advance into the knock-out stage to be closed on February 25.

On Monday, the Amnokgang team beat the April 25 team 1:0 and the Ponghwasan team the Wolmido team 5:1 in the women's matches and the Kigwancha team defeated the Wolmido team 1:0 and the Pyongyang team the Sonbong team 2:1 in the men's matches.

According to an official of the football association, this year will witness premier league football matches on six occasions in total.

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