Pyongyang, February 3 (KCNA) — The DPRK’s men and women football teams will take part in different international games this year.
The women footballers proved successful in FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2016 and the Asian games in 2002, 2006 and 2014.
What draws attention of football fans is a match between the DPRK team (two wins, two draws and one lose) and Hong Kong team of China (one win, two draws and two loses), both of which belong to Group B for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification, to be held in Pyongyang.
Following are the main fixtures of international games:
– Final preliminary for 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifications (March 27)
– Men’s and women’s football events in 18th Asian Games (August-September)
– 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (August 5-24)
– 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (November 13-December 1)
– 2018 AFC U-16 Championship (September 20-October 7)
– 2018 AFC U-19 Championship (October)
– Second-round preliminaries for the EAFF E-1 Football Championship 2019 (Unfixed)
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