2015 DPR Korea Football League

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DPR Korea Football League
Season2015
ChampionsApril 25
RelegatedChobyŏng
2014
2016

Statistics of DPR Korea Football League in the 2015 season.

Overview[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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