The first inter-Korean workers’ football match
in three years has been taking place in Seoul this afternoon. Labor union members from both sides came together
for the friendly match at Seoul’s Sangam World Cup Stadium. The competition began at 4PM, Korea time,
in front of 30-thousand spectators,… and features two friendly games between two labor
union groups from the South and North. The match is the fourth of its kind,… following
two in Pyongyang in 1999 and 2015, and one in the South Korean city of Changwon in 2007. The match marks the first inter-Korean private
exchange since President Moon Jae-in held his first historic summit with North Korean
leader Kim Jong-un at Panmunjom in April.