Cho Byung-kuk

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Cho.
Cho Byung-Kuk
조병국
Personal information
Full name Cho Byung-Kuk
Date of birth (1981-07-01) July 1, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Ulsan, South Korea
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Shanghai Shenhua
Number 5
Youth career
2000–2001 Yonsei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Suwon Bluewings 61 (3)
2005–2010 Seongnam Ilhwa 128 (2)
2011 Vegalta Sendai 28 (0)
2012–2013 Júbilo Iwata 44 (7)
2014– Shanghai Shenhua 5 (0)
National team
2003–2004 South Korea U-23 25 (0)
2003–2011 South Korea 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of Jan 10, 2014
Cho Byung-kuk
Hangul 조병국
Hanja 曺秉局
Revised Romanization Jo Byeong-guk
McCune–Reischauer Cho Pyŏngkuk

Cho Byung-Kuk (Hangul: 조병국; born July 1, 1981) is a South Korean international football player who currently plays for Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.

Career[edit]

Cho began his professional career in 2002 with K-League club Suwon Samsung Bluewings. He moved to Chunnam Dragons at the end of the 2004 season in a swap deal which saw Kim Nam-Il move to Suwon. In 2005, he joined Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma.

He was part of the South Korea football team in 2004 Summer Olympics, who finished second in Group A, making it through to the next round, before being defeated by silver medal winners Paraguay.

In May 2010, He left team to do military service.

On 10 January 2014, Cho transferred to Shanghai Greenland Shenhua.[1]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of December 31, 2013
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Korea Republic League FA Cup K-League Cup Asia Total
2002 Suwon Samsung Bluewings K-League 18 2 5 1
2003 29 0 0 0 - - 29 0
2004 14 1 0 0 0 0 - 14 1
2005 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 12 0 1 0 0 0 - 13 0
2006 28 0 1 0 12 0 - 41 0
2007 25 0 0 0 1 1 9 2 35 3
2008 18 0 1 0 7 0 - 26 0
2009 19 2 3 0 7 0 - 29 2
2010 26 0 2 0 4 0 11 1 43 1
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Total
2011 Vegalta Sendai J. League Division 1 28 0 1 0 4 0 - 33 0
2012 Jubilo Iwata 23 6 0 0 0 0 - 23 6
2013 21 1 0 0 3 0 - 24 1
Country Korea Republic 189 5 8 0 36 2 20 3 253 10
Japan 72 7 1 0 7 0 - 80 7
Total 261 12 9 0 43 2 20 3 333 17

International goals[edit]

Results list South Korea's goal tally first.
Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
February 18, 2004 South Korea Suwon  Lebanon 1 goal 2-0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "申花官方宣布签约曹秉局". sports.sohu.com. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 

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