A FIFA refereeing course took place at Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang on August 4-8. It was officiated by FIFA lecturers Mohamad Rodzali Yacob and Ahmad Khalidi Supian. Attending it were international and national referees of the DPRK.

Divided into theoretical and practical sections, the course dealt with such matters as recently-changed football rules and indices for testing referee’s physical fitness.