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DPRK Women Footballers Prove Successful

Pyongyang, July 25 (KCNA) — The DPRK women’s eleven came first in group qualifying matches for the 15th Asian Women’s Football Championships, which is under way in Australia, starting on July 16.

Two winners and two runners-up of matches held by groups A and B will advance into semi-finals of the championships.

The DPRK team beat the Thai team 9:0 and the Myanmar team 3:0 in group B matches. And it trounced the south Korean team 1:0 after drawing with the Australian team to be qualified for semi-finals.

On July 27 it will have a match with the Chinese eleven that came second in group A. Meanwhile, the Australian team that finished runner-up in group B will compete with Japan, the winner of the matches in group A.

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