2015 DPR Korea Football League

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DPR Korea Football League
ChampionsApril 25

Statistics of DPR Korea Football League in the 2015 season.


Twelve teams took part in the 2015 Highest Class Football League, with the tournament held as a simple round-robin tournament.[1] The participating teams were April 25, Hwaebul, Kigwancha, Kyŏnggong'ŏp, Ponghwasan, Sobaeksu, P'yŏngyang City, Rimyŏngsu, Myohyangsan, Chobyŏng, Amrokkang, and Sŏnbong.[1][2] Chobyŏng had earned promotion to the top flight for the first time after winning the second division,[3] but they finished last in 2015 and were once again relegated.

Play began on 20 September, and the final was played in late October,[4] with all matches played at the Rungrado 1st of May Stadium in P'yŏngyang.[1]

The 2015 champions of the Highest Class Football League were April 25.[5]

Cup competitions[edit]

Hwaebul Cup[edit]

The final of the 2015 edition of the Hwaebul Cup was held at the Rungrado 1st of May Stadium in P'yŏngyang. April 25 defeated Kigwanch'a by a score of 5–1.[6]

Man'gyŏngdae Prize[edit]

The 2015 edition of the Man'gyŏngdae Prize was won by April 25, who defeated Kigwanch'a in the final with a score of 1–0.[7]

Osandŏk Prize[edit]

The first competition for the Osandŏk Prize in football was held at Rungrado 1st of May Stadium in P'yŏngyang starting on 5 December 2015.[8] Hwaebul won the inaugural prize.[9]

Poch'ŏnbo Torch Prize[edit]

The 2015 edition of the Poch'ŏnbo Torch Prize was won by P'yŏngyang City, who defeated Rimyŏngsu 2–1 in extra time in the final, played at Kim Il-sung Stadium in P'yŏngyang.[10]


  1. ^ a b c http://www.pyongyangtimes.com.kp/en/?page=Sports&no=20909
  2. ^ http://www.naenara.com.kp/en/order/pytimes/?page=Sports&no=20944
  3. ^ "2015 Premier Football Matches in DPRK – North Korea Aggregator". nkaggregator.com. Archived from the original on 26 February 2018. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  4. ^ http://naenara.com.kp/en/order/pytimes/index.php?page=Sports&no=21102
  5. ^ "North Korea football championship (2015 year). Part 2nd – Finals". Youtube. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Men's Premier Soccer Finals for Torch Cup Held". KCNA. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  7. ^ "North Korea 2015". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  8. ^ http://www.naenara.com.kp/en/order/pytimes/?page=Sports&no=21272
  9. ^ XS@turn.Exp. "Naenara Democratic People's Republic of Korea". naenara.com.kp. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Results of Premier League in DPRK". KCNA. Retrieved June 26, 2015.

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