South Korea women's national football team

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Korea Republic
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Taegeuk Nangja (Taegeuk Ladies)
Association Korea Football Association
Sub-confederation EAFF
Confederation AFC
Head coach Yoon Deok-yeo
Asst coach Jong Sung-chon
Captain Cho So-hyun
Most caps Lee Myung-hwa (81)
Top scorer Cha Sung-mi (29)
FIFA code KOR
FIFA ranking 18 Steady
Highest FIFA ranking 15 (June 2012)
Lowest FIFA ranking 26 (August 2004)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Japan 13–1 South Korea 
(September 6, 1990, Seoul, South Korea)
Biggest win
 South Korea 19–0 Northern Mariana Islands 
(August 26, 2009, Tainan County, Taiwan)
Biggest defeat
 Japan 13–1 South Korea 
(September 6, 1990, Seoul, South Korea)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2003)
Best result Round 1, 2003
Asian Cup
Appearances 11 (First in 1991)
Best result 3rd, 2003

The South Korea women's national football team (Korean: 대한민국 여자 축구 국가대표팀; Daehanminguk Yeoja Chukgu Gukgadaepyo-Team, literally "Republic of Korea women's football national team") represents South Korea in international women's football competitions. The team is referred to as the "Korea Republic" by FIFA. Its first game was a match against Japan in 1990, which it lost 13–1.

Competition records[edit]

World Cup[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result Position GP W D* L GF GA D
China 1991 Did not qualify - - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did not qualify - - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did not qualify - - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Group Stage 14 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10
China 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did not qualify - - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Qualified - - - - - - - -
Total 2/7 14 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Asian Cup[edit]

  • Hong Kong 1975Did not participate
  • Taiwan 1977Did not participate
  • India 1979Did not participate
  • Hong Kong 1981Did not participate
  • Thailand 1983Did not participate
  • Hong Kong 1986Did not participate
  • Hong Kong 1989Did not participate
  • Japan 1991 — Round 1
  • Malaysia 1993 — Round 1
  • Malaysia 1995 — 4th place
  • China 1997 — Round 1
  • Philippines 1999 — Round 1
  • Chinese Taipei 2001 — 4th place
  • Thailand 2003 — 3rd place
  • Australia 2006 — Round 1
  • Vietnam 2008 — Round 1
  • China 2010 — Round 1
  • Vietnam 2014 — 4th place

Olympics[edit]

  • United States 1996Did not qualify
  • Australia 2000Did not qualify
  • Greece 2004Did not qualify
  • China 2008Did not qualify
  • United Kingdom 2012Did not qualify

Asian Games[edit]

Women's East Asian Cup[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name Notes
Manager South Korea Yoon Deok-Yeo
Assistant Manager South Korea JONG Sung-chon
Coach South Korea Kim Eun-Jung
Goalkeeping Coach South Korea Kim Bum-Soo

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The squad was announced on Squad For Asian Cup.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
Goalkeeper
1 1GK Jun Min-Kyung (1985-01-16)16 January 1985 (aged 29) 37 0 South Korea Goyang Daekyo Noonnoppi WFC
18 1GK Kim Jung-Mi (1984-10-16)16 October 1984 (aged 29) 74 0 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
21 1GK Min Yu-Kyeong (1995-06-09)09 June 1995 (aged 18) 0 0 South Korea Hanyang Women's University
Defender
6 2DF Lim Seon-Joo (1990-11-27)27 November 1990 (aged 23) 28 1 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
3 2DF Lee Eun-Mi (1988-08-18)18 August 1988 (aged 25) 57 12 South Korea Goyang Daekyo Noonnoppi WFC
4 2DF Eo Hee-Jin (1991-03-21)21 March 1991 (aged 23) 1 0 South Korea Seoul Metropolitan Government WFC
23 2DF Ahn Hye-In (1995-08-14)14 August 1995 (aged 18) 4 0 South Korea Uiduk University
19 2DF Song Su-Ran (1990-09-07)07 September 1990 (aged 23) 2 0 South Korea Daejeon Sportstoto WFC
2 2DF Seo Hyun-Sook (1992-01-06)06 January 1992 (aged 22) 9 0 South Korea Goyang Daekyo Noonnoppi WFC
20 2DF Kim Hye-Ri (1990-06-25)25 June 1990 (aged 23) 27 0 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
5 2DF Kim Do-Yeon (1988-12-07)07 December 1988 (aged 25) 40 0 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
Midfielder
8 3MF Cho So-Hyun (1988-06-24)24 June 1988 (aged 25) 59 3 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
7 3MF Jeon Ga-Eul (1988-09-14)14 September 1988 (aged 25) 49 15 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
14 3MF Kim Na-Rae (1990-06-01)01 June 1990 (aged 23) 23 2 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
22 3MF Lee So-Dam (1994-10-12)12 October 1994 (aged 19) 6 0 South Korea Ulsan College
15 3MF Park Hee-Young (1991-03-21)21 March 1991 (aged 23) 16 1 South Korea Daejeon Sportstoto WFC
11 3MF Kim Soo-Yun (1989-08-30)30 August 1989 (aged 24) 39 9 South Korea Jeonbuk KSPO WFC
16 3MF Lee Young-Ju (1992-04-22)22 April 1992 (aged 22) 0 0 South Korea Busan Sangmu
13 3MF Kwon Hah-Nul (1988-03-07)07 March 1988 (aged 26) 73 10 South Korea Busan Sangmu
Forward
9 4FW Park Eun-Sun (1986-12-25)25 December 1986 (aged 27) 20 11 South Korea Seoul Metropolitan Government WFC
12 4FW Yoo Young-A (1988-04-15)15 April 1988 (aged 26) 40 17 South Korea Hyundai Steel Red Angels WFC
17 4FW Yeo Min-ji (1993-04-27)27 April 1993 (aged 21) 13 2 South Korea Daejeon Sportstoto WFC
10 4FW Ji So-yun (1991-02-21)21 February 1991 (aged 23) 59 28 England Chelsea L.F.C.

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Preceded by
Inaugural Champion
EAFF Women's Football Championship
2005 (First title)
Succeeded by
2008 Japan