The ‘2023 Yanggu Peace Cup North Korean Defectors & Multicultural Football Festival’ announced its grand opening on the 4th.
The 2023 Yanggu Peace Cup North Korean Defectors & Multicultural Soccer Festival was held on the 4th and 5th at the Yanggu Sports Complex in Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do with the goal of supporting new members such as North Korean defectors and multicultural families and contributing to global society.
This tournament is hosted and supervised by SH Sports Agency (CEO Moon Seong-hwan), which is concentrating its efforts on developing soccer in Korea and building and supporting soccer infrastructure for the socially underprivileged. Sponsored by Sports Arts Science Academy, HIGHSOL, Football List, Sun Medical Center, Arco Balleno Wonjujeom, AIRDOME_SH, Gopchang Shop, and Mongolian King.
On the first day of the tournament, on the 4th, a total of 32 teams from North Korean defectors and multicultural families participated, divided into 8 groups, and played the group stage preliminary round of the full league. As a result, 16 teams advanced to the final tournament. The final tournament will be held on the 5th, with the 1st and 2nd placed teams in each group playing from the round of 16 to the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals. 스포츠토토
2 million won for championship, 1.5 million won for runner-up, 1 million won for third place, 500,000 won for 4th place, 300,000 won for fair play team, 200,000 won for best team, and 100,000 won for peace team (Yanggu Love Gift Certificate) The individual awards consisted of the best manager, best coach, best player, best player, MVP, top scorer, best striker, best midfielder, best defense, best goalkeeper, best goal, fighting spirit award, and the Respex Award.
Gangwon-do Yanggu-gun Seo Heung-won said, “It is meaningful that the 2023 Yanggu Peace Cup North Korean Defectors & Multicultural Football Festival is held in Yanggu, the center of the country. I hope it starts from and spreads emotion.”
Moon Seong-hwan, CEO of SH Sports Agency, the organizer and organizer, said, “I am grateful to Yanggu-gun for providing support on both sides of the material and mind so that we can host a festival that can be enjoyed by North Korean defectors and multicultural people, who are underprivileged in society. I am grateful again to the Yanggu-gun Sports Foundation for providing a fun festival for me.”