Ri Chol-myong

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Ri Chol-Myong
Personal information
Full name Ri Chol-Myong
Date of birth (1988-02-18) February 18, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Pyongyang, North Korea
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pyongyang City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2012 Pyongyang City ? (?)
National team
2009– Korea DPR 16 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ri Chol-Myong (Hanja: 李哲民,Korean: 리철명, born 18 February 1988) is a North Korean international football player. He plays for Pyongyang City in the DPR Korea League.

He has played on thirteen occasions for the North Korean national team, scoring a goal in the 2010 AFC Challenge Cup against Kyrgyzstan. He has been called up to their 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Ri Chol-Myong was a part of the squad in the 2010 Asian Games. Korea DRR lost 8-9 in a penalty shoot-out in the hands of UAE in the quarter-finals. Korea DPR lost because of the penalty Ri missed.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 November 10, 2010 Aden, Yemen  Yemen 1-1 Draw Friendly
2 December 24, 2010 6th of October City, Egypt  Kuwait 1-2 Loss Friendly
3 March 13, 2012 Kathmandu, Nepal  India 4-0 Win 2012 AFC Challenge Cup

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