Kyungsung FC

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Kyungsung FC
경성 축구단
Full name Kyungsung Football Club
Seoul Football Club (since 1945)
Founded 1933
Dissolved 1950-1953 / During Korean War

Kyungsung Football Club was the Korean football club based in the city of Seoul. The term Kyungsung or Gyeongseong used instead of Seoul during the period of Japanese rule. After independence from Japan, the club changed the name to Seoul FC in 1945. Due to the North Korean invasion, the club stopped operating.

When Korea was under Japanese rule, Kyungsung FC participated in Japanese Emperor's Cup and won the prize, becoming the only non-Japanese home islands club to win it.

History[edit]

Kyungsung FC was founded in 1933 and Kyungsung FC is a historic club of Korean football.

Honours[edit]

Rivalry[edit]

Rival was Pyongyang FC. Rival match was famous and called Kyungpyong football matach

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 경성축구단 일왕배 전일본축구대회 우승 관련 기사 (Korean)
  2. ^ 경성축구단 메이지신궁 경기대회 우승 관련 기사 (Korean)