and South Korea agreed to hold inter-Korean football games in Seoul on the
occasion of the 60th anniversary of Koreafs liberation.
to an agreement made at a working-level contact held in Kaesong on July 26 and
28, a menfs football match will be held in Seoul on August 14 and a womenfs
match on August 16.
proposal for inter-Korean football games was made by South Koreafs Unification
Minister Chong Dong Yong. When Chairman Kim Jong Il received Hyundai Group
Chairperson Hyon Jong Un and Vice-Chairman of Hyundai Asan Kim Yun Gyu on July
16, they told Chongfs proposal to Kim Jong Il.
Jong Il received the chairperson of Hyundai Group and the vice-chairman of
Hyundai Asan of South Korea and complied with the request of Minister of
Unification Jong Dong Yong offered through them, thus making it possible to hold
August 15 North-South football matches for reunification on the occasion of the
significant 60th anniversary of the liberation of Korea,h the KCNA said on
the contact, both sides discussed practical matters concerning the football
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