Ri Kwang-il

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Ri.
Ri Kwang-Il
Personal information
Full name Ri Kwang-Il
Date of birth (1988-04-13) April 13, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Pyongyang, North Korea
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
April 25
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006-2009 Sobaeksu
2009-2010 Radnički Kragujevac 2 (0)
2010 Erdoglija Kragujevac (loan)
2010-2014 Sobaeksu
2014- April 25
National team
2010- Korea DPR 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ri Kwang-Il (Korean: 리광일, born 13 April 1988) is a North Korean international football player. He plays for Sobaeksu in the DPR Korea League.[1]

In summer 2009 together with other two players from Sobaeksu, An Il-Bom and Myong Cha-Hyion, he moved to Serbia and signed a one-year contract with FK Radnički Kragujevac.[2] After playing twice in the first six months, he was loaned to another club from same city, FK Erdoglija Kragujevac for the last six months.[3]

He has been a part of the North Korea national football team since 2010, and was filled in the squad at the 2011 Asian Cup as a non-used substitute.


  1. ^ "Ri Kwang-Il" (in Korean). naver.com. 
  2. ^ Korejanci na Čika Dači at FK Radnički 1923 official website, 31 August 2009, retrieved 24 January 2013 (Serbian)
  3. ^ Profile at Srbijafudbal.

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