Sports Tournament for “Pochonbo Torch Cup” Opens

Hyesan, June 4 (KCNA) — A ceremony of opening the sports tournament for “Pochonbo Torch Cup” was held at the Hyesan Stadium on Sunday.

Jong In Chol, vice-chairman of the Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission, in an opening address said that the sports tournament would mark the 69th anniversary of the victory in the historic Pochonbo battle organized by President Kim Il Sung.

A football match took place after the opening ceremony.

During the tournament more than 10 events will be held in Pyongyang, Nampho and other places.

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