DPR Korea League
Countries North Korea
Confederation AFC
Founded October, 1972
Number of teams 10
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to DPR K-League 2
Domestic cup(s) Republic Championship
International cup(s) AFC President's Cup
Current champions Pyongyang City Sports Group
Most championships 4.25 Sports Group (10)

Highest Class Football League (Chosŏn'gŭl: 최상급축구련맹전; Hanja: 最上級蹴球聯盟戰) is the football league-system championship in North Korea.[1] The competition was founded in 2010.

Technical Innovation Contests (Chosŏn'gŭl: 기술혁신경기; Hanja: 技術革新競技) is also the football league-system championship in North Korea.[2] This championship is held in February, May and June.[3]

Republic Championship (Chosŏn'gŭl: 공화국선수권대회; Hanja: 共和國選手權大會) is also the football championship in North Korea. The championship was launched in October, 1972. This championship is held in between September to October.[4]

Each North Korean football clubs are classified as 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class (Chosŏn'gŭl; Hanja: 1급; 1級: 2급; 2級: 3급; 3級).[4]

Because of this and the general unwillingness of the North Korean football system to follow general world player transfer rules due to the political system of the country, the DPR Korea League winners are generally not eligible for any Asian Football Confederation club competition. Were they eligible they would be ranked for entry into the AFC President's Cup.

DPR Korea League 2010[5]Edit

DPR Korea League 2009[6]Edit

The League historyEdit

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Previous championsEdit

Highest Class Football LeagueEdit

Technical Innovation ContestsEdit

Republic ChampionshipEdit



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