Pyongyang Sports Club
|Full name||Pyongyang Sports Club |
|Founded||30 April 1956|
|Ground||Home stadium is unclear|
Based in Pyongyang
|League||DPR Korea Premier Football League|
|Pyongyang Sports Club|
|Revised Romanization||Pyeongyangsi cheyukdan|
Pyongyang Sports Club (Korean: 평양시체육단) is a North Korean organization of education specialty with several departments. This organization is based in Pyongyang and plays at the Kim Il-sung Stadium. As the sports club of the Workers' Party of Korea and Government of Pyongyang, Pyongyang SC is the largest sports club not affiliated with a state ministry.
Football is the most popular department in this organization. The men are presently playing in the DPR Korea Premier Football League, the highest football league in North Korea. The club's nickname is Chollima. Although in the rest of the world Chollima is used to refer to the North Korean national team, references to Chollima or "the Chollima football team" in North Korean sports reporting usually refers to Pyongyang's football team.
Pyongyang's primary rival is April 25 - known as "the Pyongyang Derby".
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Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- IFA Shield: 1
The club has branches in several other sports, including ice hockey.
- http://www.korea-np.co.jp/news/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleID=21687[permanent dead link]
- 평양시체육단 창립 50돌.."국내외서 큰 활약"
- "Talented Football Coach". Archived from the original on 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
- Hwaebul vs Pyongyang City
- East Bengal FC 3-1 Pyongyang (North Korea) 1973 IFA Shield Final