Pyongyang City Sports Club

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For the defunct football club, see Pyongyang FC.
Pyongyang City SC
평양시
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Full name Pyongyang City Sports Club
평양시체육단
Nickname(s) Chollima
Founded 30 April 1956; 59 years ago (30 April 1956)
Ground Kim Il-sung Stadium, Pyongyang
Ground Capacity 50,000
Chairman Rim Sung-chan
Manager Ri Jong-man
League DPR Korea League
2006 Finalist

Pyongyang City Sports Club (Chosŏn'gŭl: 평양시체육단; Hanja: 平壤市體育團) is a North Korean organization of physical education specialty with several departments.[1] This organization is based in Pyongyang.

Football is the most popular department in this organization. They play in the DPR Korea League, the highest football league in North Korea. The team came in first place in 1991 and in 2004.

History[edit]

This organization was founded by Kim Il-sung on 30 April 1956.[1] In October 1971, Moranbong Sports Club (Chosŏn'gŭl: 모란봉체육단; Hanja: 牡丹峰體育團) and Rodongja Sports Club (Chosŏn'gŭl: 로동자체육단; Hanja: 勞動者體育團) merged to this organization.[1]

Current players[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 North Korea GK Ri Myong-dok
2 North Korea DF Kim Chol-ho
3 North Korea MF Ri Yong-gwang
4 North Korea DF So Hyok-chol
5 North Korea DF Han Sun-il
6 North Korea DF Hwang Myong-chol
7 North Korea FW An Hyok-il
8 North Korea MF Ri Chol-myong
9 North Korea MF Kim Yong-jun
10 North Korea FW Choe Myong-ho
11 North Korea DF Kim Song-hak
21 North Korea GK Ri Myong-guk
30 North Korea DF Jang Myong-il
31 North Korea GK Ri Phyong-chol

Achievements[edit]

1991, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]