North Korean women’s soccer to play two friendly matches against Russia in Moscow in July

North Korea’s women’s national soccer team will play two friendly matches against Russia next month.

The Russian Football Federation (RFS) announced on its official website on July 28 (local time) that it will host two friendly matches against North Korea on July 12 at 8 p.m. and July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Moskvich Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

According to the RFS, this will be the first time North Korea and Russia will play a women’s soccer 토토사이트 추천 A match.

North Korea is ranked 10th in the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) women’s soccer rankings, 17 spots higher than Russia, which is ranked 27th.

The North Korean women’s national soccer team will play its first official match since being eliminated by Japan in the final Asian qualifying round for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games in February with a 1-2 aggregate score.

Russia was sanctioned by the international community after its invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and has been banned from international competitions, including the World Cup and European Championships in soccer.

The Russian women’s national soccer team has played friendly matches against Botswana, Ecuador, and Uruguay this year in Turkiye and Uruguay.

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