Cho Young-cheol

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Cho Young-Cheol
조영철
Cho Young-Cheol.jpg
Personal information
Full name Cho Young-Cheol
Date of birth (1989-05-31) 31 May 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Ulsan, South Korea
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger / Second striker
Club information
Current team
Sangju Sangmu
Number 11
Youth career
2005–2007 Haksung High School
2005–2006 FC Metz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Yokohama FC 33 (1)
2009–2011 Albirex Niigata 78 (18)
2012–2014 Omiya Ardija 76 (7)
2014–2015 Qatar SC 24 (5)
2015– Ulsan Hyundai 2 (0)
2016– Sangju Sangmu (army)
National team
2007–2009 South Korea U-20 17 (15)
2008–2010 South Korea U-23 15 (4)
2010– South Korea 12 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 December 2015.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 January 2015
Cho Young-cheol
Hangul 조영철
Hanja 曺永哲
Revised Romanization Jo Yeong-cheol
McCune–Reischauer Cho Yŏng-ch'ŏl
This is a Korean name; the family name is Cho.

Cho Young-Cheol (Hangul: 조영철; born 31 May 1989) is a South Korean football striker who currently plays for Ulsan Hyundai.[1]

International career[edit]

Cho was a member of the South Korean team for the 2008 Summer Olympics in China. The following year, he represented South Korea U20 at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

On 11 August 2010, Cho made his first appearance for the Korean senior team in a 2–1 defeat of Nigeria.[2] He was included in South Korea's squad for 2015 AFC Asian Cup and scored his first senior international goal in the team's opening match against Oman.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 10 July 2014

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup AFC Total
2007 Yokohama FC J.League Division 1 9 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2008 J.League Division 2 24 1 1 0 0 0 25 1
2009 Albirex Niigata J.League Division 1 24 1 3 0 6 0 34 1
2010 29 11 0 0 6 0 35 11
2011 25 6 2 0 3 0 26 6
2012 Omiya Ardija 30 4 4 2 6 0 40 6
2013 33 2 3 3 4 1 40 6
2014 13 1 4 0 0 0 17 1
Qatar League Emir of Qatar Cup AFC Total
2014–15 Qatar SC Qatar Stars League 24 5 0 0 24 5
South Korea League Korean FA Cup AFC Total
2015 Ulsan Hyundai KL Classic 2 0 1 0 3 0
Total Japan 187 26 18 5 25 1 0 0 230 32
Qatar 24 5 0 0 0 0 24 5
South Korea 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 213 31 19 5 25 1 0 0 257 37

International goals[edit]

Results list South Korea's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 January 2015 Australia Canberra Stadium  Oman 1–0 1–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup

Personal life[edit]

He can speak Japanese fluently. His blog is written in Japanese.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Cho Young-Cheol Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  2. ^ "S. Korean youngster among 14 overseas footballers to be called upon for Iran match". Yonhap News Agency. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "South Korea edge out Oman in Asian Cup thriller". Sydney Morning Herald. 10 January 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 

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