North Korea - List of Champions


Note: apparently there are two separate championships, the Technical Innovation Contest from February to June, and reportedly held since 1960, and the Republic Championship, held in October since 1972 and contested between the top (6) teams of the Technical Innovation Contest.
Technical Innovation Contest
1960-84 unknown
1985 April 25 (Nampho)
1986 April 25 (Nampho)
1987 April 25 (Nampho)
1988 April 25 (Nampho)
1989 Chandongcha (Chöngjin)
1990 April 25 (Nampho)
1991 Pyongyang Club
1992 April 25 (Nampho)
1993 April 25 (Nampho)
1994 April 25 (Nampho)
1995 April 25 (Nampho)
1996 Kigwancha (Sinuiju)
1997 Kigwancha (Sinuiju)
1998 Kigwancha (Sinuiju)
1999 Kigwancha (Sinuiju)
2000 Kigwancha (Sinuiju)
2001 Amrokgang Sports Group
2002 April 25 (Nampho)
2003 April 25 (Nampho)
2004 Pyongyang City Sports Group
2005 Pyongyang City Sports Group
2006 Amrokgang Sports Group
2007 Pyongyang City Sports Group
2008 Amrokgang Sports Group
2009 Pyongyang City Sports Group
Premier Soccer League
2010 April 25 (Nampho)
2011 April 25 (Nampho)
2012   not known
2013 April 25 (Nampho)

Number of Titles (28; since 1985; missing 2012)

14 April 25 (Nampho)

 5 Kigwancha (Sinuiju)
   Pyongyang City Sports Group [includes Pyongyang Club]

 3 Amrokgang Sports Group

 1 Chandongcha (Chöngjin)

NB: Amrokgang apparently won various championships in the 1960s;
    Kigwancha aka Locomotive

Republic Championship
1972-00 unknown
2001 April 25 (Nampho)
2002-03 unknown
2004 Pyongyang City Sports Group     [*1] 
2005    unknown
2006 April 25 (Nampho)
2007 Amrokgang Sports Group
2008 Amrokgang Sports Group
2009 Ministry of Light Industry      [*2] 
2010    unknown
2011 April 25 (Nampho)

[*1] other sources: Rimyongsu Sports Group
[*2] other sources: Kyonggongop Sports Group



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