Gwangju FC

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Gwangju FC
광주 FC
Gwangju FC.svg
Full name Gwangju Football Club
광주시민프로축구단
Short name GWJ
Founded 2010; 5 years ago (2010)
Ground Gwangju World Cup Stadium
Ground Capacity 44,118
Chairman Mayor of Gwangju
Manager Nam Ki-il
League K League Classic
2014 Season K League Challenge, 2nd
(promoted via play-off)
Website Club home page
Current season

Gwangju FC (Korean:광주 FC, Hanja: 光州 FC) is a South Korean professional football club. Based in Gwangju of South Korea, Gwangju FC joined the K-League as its 16th club for the 2011 season.

History[edit]

Gwangju FC was founded in December, 2010, and its maiden season in the K-League took place in 2011. In 2012, Gwangju FC was relegated to the K League Challenge, the newly formed second-tier professional league in South Korea. In 2014, Gwangju FC won promotion back into the K League Classic.

Squad[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 2 March 2015

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 South Korea GK Je Jong-hyun
3 South Korea MF Kim Young-bin
4 South Korea DF Jeong Jun-yeon
5 South Korea MF Lim Sun-young
6 South Korea DF Oh Do-hyun
7 South Korea MF Yeo Reum
9 Brazil FW Gilberto Fortunato
10 Brazil MF Fábio Neves
11 South Korea FW Kim Ho-nam
12 South Korea FW Kim Sung-hyun
13 South Korea MF Heo Jae-nyeong
14 South Korea DF Lee Euddeum
15 South Korea DF Lee Yong-joon
16 South Korea MF Song Seung-min
17 South Korea DF Lee Jong-min
18 South Korea DF Kwon Young-ho
19 South Korea MF Park Sun-hong
No. Position Player
20 South Korea DF Song Sung-beom
21 South Korea GK Joo Jung-woo
22 South Korea MF Cho Yong-tae
23 South Korea FW Kwon Soo-hyun
24 South Korea MF Park Sung-yong
25 South Korea DF Ryu Beom-hee
26 South Korea MF Ahn Young-gyu
27 South Korea MF Hong Tae-gon
28 South Korea MF Kim Eui-shin
29 South Korea DF Ma Chul-jun
30 South Korea MF Joo Hyun-woo
31 South Korea GK Kwon Jung-hyuk
33 South Korea DF Jeong Ho-jeong
34 South Korea FW Ahn Sung-nam
37 South Korea MF Park Il-kwon
39 South Korea DF Jo Cheol-in
40 South Korea MF Lee Chan-dong

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player

Managers[edit]

# Name From To Season Notes
1
South Korea Choi Man-Hee 2010/10/18 2012/12/01 2011–2012 First manager
2
South Korea Yeo Bum-Kyu 2012/12/06 2013/08/16 2013
C
South Korea Nam Ki-il 2013/08/16 2014/01/04 2013-2014
3
South Korea Nam Ki-il 2014/01/04 2015-

Records[edit]

Season Division Tms. Pos. FA Cup AFC CL Promotion and Relegation
2011 1 16 11 Round of 32 - N.A.
2012 1 16 15 Round of 16 - Relegated
2013 2 8 3 Round of 16 - -
2014 2 10 4 Round of 16 - Promoted via play-off
Key
  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Pos. = Position in league

Honours[edit]

Kit Supplier[edit]

Name Start End
Spain Joma 2011 2014
Japan Arbol 2015

References[edit]

External links[edit]