Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK, together with KPA service personnel, watched a men’s volleyball match played between the April 25 Team and the Amnokgang Team on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the Fatherland Liberation War.
The two teams played a good match by fully displaying the technique they have cultivated in their day-to-day training.
The April 25 Team beat its rival.
Kim Jong Un congratulated volleyballers on their successful match, expressing satisfaction over their high level of playing.
He underscored the need to round off Korean style sports technique, tactical system and training methods, put sports technique on a higher level and thus achieve signal successes in international games.
Putting the DPRK onto the position of a sports power is an important work to increase the national power in every way and demonstrate the indomitable spirit and dignity of Songun Korea before the whole world, he said, setting forth the tasks which would serve as guidelines for rapidly developing the nation’s sports.
Among the spectators were Hwang Pyong So, O Kum Chol, Yun Tong Hyon, Pak Jong Chon, Choe Ryong Hae, Ri Jae Il, Han Kwang Sang, Kim Yong Hun and Ri Jong Mu.