Cha Jong-hyok

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Cha Jong-Hyok
Cha Jong-Hyok.jpg
Cha in 2010
Personal information
Full name Cha Jong-Hyok
Date of birth (1985-09-25) September 25, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Pyongyang, North Korea
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Right-back
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Amrokgang
2010–2015 Wil 113 (2)
National team
2005– North Korea 47 (0[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2015
Cha Jong-hyok
Revised RomanizationCha Jeonghyeok
McCune–ReischauerCh'a Chǒnghyǒk

Cha Jong-Hyok (born 25 September 1985) is a North Korean international football player, who last played for FC Wil.

Club career[edit]

Cha played for Amrokgang in the DPR Korea League from 2005 to 2010. He helped them to the League title in 2007, but the number of games he has played and goals he has scored for them is still unknown.[2] On 27 June 2010, Cha signed a contract with Swiss Challenge League team FC Wil.[3] Cha spent 5 seasons with the Swiss club, making 113 league appearances and scoring 2 goals.

International career[edit]

Cha has been a part of the National team since 2005, and has won 43 caps for them. He played an integral part of the North Korea team that qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and started as right-back in their opening match against Brazil on 15 June.[4]


  1. ^ "Cha Jong-hyok". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  2. ^ Berater: Nordkorea-Spieler wechselt in die Schweiz
  3. ^ Berater: Nordkorea-Spieler wechselt in die Schweiz
  4. ^ WM-Porträts: Cha Jong-Hyok – Archived June 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine

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