July 07, 2022

Yanggakdo football stadium undergoing major refurbishment, recent imagery shows

Stadium built in 1989 appears to be undergoing slow renovation process

Pyongyang's Yanggakdo Football Stadium appears to be in a state of major refurbishment, satellite imagery published on Wednesday by Google Earth shows, with turf removed and tiles missing from several sections of the roof.

The renovation process comes amid a broader trend of updates at other stadiums throughout the capital under Kim Jong Un's leadership, analysis shows.