Sunday, September 24, 2006

North Korea's winnning U-20 women receive awards

Members of the winning team at the FIFA U-20 women's World Championship were given honorary titles by the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, state media KCNA reported . According to the decree, the titles of Labor Hero and People's Sportsman were awarded to players including Hong Myong Gum of the Amnokgang Sports Group, Kim Song Hui of the Pyongyang City Sports Group, Kim Chun Hui of the Rimyongsu Sports Group and Kim Kyong Hwa of the April 25 Sports Group, and coaches Choe Kwang Sok, Sin Ui Gun and Kim Kyong Ho and to the deputy secretary general of the Football Department of the Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission, Ri Song Gun. The decree also noted that Kim Il Sung Youth Honor Prize and the title of Merited Sportsman went to Ri Jong Sim of the Amnokgang Sports Group and to Kim Jong Su, director of the Football Department of the Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission.

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