North Korean bas­ket­ball play­ers to com­pete in Mon­go­lian league tour­na­ment

The UB Post - - Domestic -

The Mon­go­lian Na­tional Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion (MNBA) an­nounced that four bas­ket­ball play­ers of North Ko­rea will par­tic­i­pate in the Mon­go­lian Na­tional Bas­ket­ball League Tour­na­ment, which will be held in Jan­uary 2019.

Dur­ing For­eign Min­is­ter of North Ko­rea Ri Yong-ho’s visit to Mon­go­lia held few days ago, Pres­i­dent of MNBA S.Er­dene dis­cussed de­vel­op­ing more co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the two coun­tries in bas­ket­ball with the North Korean min­is­ter.

They agreed to take co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the bas­ket­ball asso­ciations of the two coun­tries to a new level.

Mon­go­lian bas­ket­ball play­ers will con­duct joint train­ing with North Korean bas­ket­ball play­ers in the first half of next year.

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