DPR Korea Football Association

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The DPR Korea Football Association (Chosŏn'gŭl: ; Hanja
Hanja is the Korean name for the Chinese characters hanzi. More specifically, it refers to those Chinese characters borrowed from Chinese and incorporated into the Korean language with Korean pronunciation...

: ) is the governing body of football in North Korea
North Korea
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea , , is a country in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital and largest city is Pyongyang. The Korean Demilitarized Zone serves as the buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea...



As of 2010, FIFA
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association , commonly known by the acronym FIFA , is the international governing body of :association football, futsal and beach football. Its headquarters are located in Zurich, Switzerland, and its president is Sepp Blatter, who is in his fourth...

's website and the AFC
Asian Football Confederation
The Asian Football Confederation is the governing body of association football in Asia. It has 46 member countries, mostly located on the Asian continent. However, due to the disputed boundary of Europe and Asia, nations such as Russia and Turkey which are located mostly in geographic Asia are...

's website list Mun Jae Chol  as the association's president; he is also mentioned as such in a report published in November 2008.

Earlier presidents apparently include Choe Nam Gyun , listed on the FIFA website from July 2007 until at least July 2008, and in an overview of leading positions in the state (as of 2009?) on the website DPRK Search, with “September 2006” in brackets behind his name, and Rim Kyong Man , listed as president on FIFA's website until June 2007.http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=prk/index.html

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