Pyongyang City Sports Club
Pyongyang City Sports Club|
|Founded||30 April 1956|
|Ground||Kim Il-sung Stadium, Pyongyang|
|League||DPR Korea Premier League|
|Pyongyang City Sports Club|
|Revised Romanization||Pyeongyangsi cheyukdan|
Pyongyang City Sports Club (Korean: 평양시체육단) is a North Korean organization of physical education specialty with several departments. This organization is based in Pyongyang and plays at the Kim Il-sung Stadium. As the sports club of the Korean Workers Party and Pyongyang City Hall, it is the largest sports club not affiliated with a state ministry.
Football is the most popular department in this organization. The men are presently playing in the DPRK Korea Premier Football League, the highest football league in North Korea. The club's nickname is Chollima. Although in the rest of the world Chollima is used to refer to the North Korean national team, references to Chollima or "the Chollima football team" in North Korean sports reporting usually refers to Pyongyang City's football team.
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Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- IFA Shield: 1
The club has branches in several other sports, including ice hockey.