Gwangju FC

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Gwangju FC
광주 FC
Club crest
Full name Gwangju Football Club
광주시민프로축구단
Founded 2010; 7 years ago (2010)
Ground Gwangju World Cup Stadium
Ground Capacity 40,245
Owner Gwangju Government
Chairman Mayor of Gwangju
Manager Nam Ki-il
League K League Classic
2016 K League Classic, 8th
Website Club home page
Current season

Gwangju FC (Korean:광주 FC, Hanja: 光州 FC) is a South Korean professional football club. Based in Gwangju of South Korea, Gwangju FC joined the K-League as its 16th club for the 2011 season.

History[edit]

Gwangju FC was founded in December, 2010, and its maiden season in the K-League took place in 2011. In 2012, Gwangju FC was relegated to the K League Challenge, the newly formed second-tier professional league in South Korea. In 2014, Gwangju FC won promotion back into the K League Classic.

Squad[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 February 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 South Korea GK Choi Bong-jin
2 South Korea DF Lee Min-ki
3 South Korea MF Kim Young-bin
4 South Korea DF Hong Joon-ho
5 South Korea DF Park Dong-jin
6 South Korea MF Kim Jeong-hyun
8 South Korea MF Lee Woo-hyeok
9 Portugal FW Ricardo Barros
11 South Korea MF Jo Seong-joon
13 South Korea FW Na Sang-ho
14 South Korea MF Joo Hyeon-woo
15 South Korea DF Lee Soon-min
16 South Korea MF Song Seung-min
17 South Korea DF Lee Jong-min
18 South Korea DF Jeong Dong-yun
19 South Korea FW Lee Joong-seo
No. Position Player
20 South Korea DF Lee Han-do
21 South Korea GK Yoon Bo-sang
22 South Korea FW Jeong Yeong-chong
23 South Korea FW Kim Min-hyeok
24 South Korea MF Lim Dae-joon
25 South Korea DF Hwang In-hyeok
26 South Korea FW Jo Ju-young
27 South Korea FW Kim Si-woo
29 South Korea MF Yeo Bong-hun
30 South Korea MF Kim Ji-soo
31 South Korea GK Yoon Pyeong-gook
33 Japan MF Tomoki Wada
34 Niger MF Olivier Bonnes
40 South Korea DF Jung Ho-min
41 South Korea GK Park Hyeong-min

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
South Korea GK Je Jong-hyun (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
South Korea DF Jeong Jun-yeon (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
South Korea MF Ahn Young-gyu (to Asan Mugunghwa for military duty)
South Korea MF Lim Sun-young (to Asan Mugunghwa for military duty)
No. Position Player
South Korea MF Yeo Reum (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
South Korea DF Kim Jin-hwan (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
South Korea DF Lee Euddeum (to Asan Mugunghwa for military duty)

Managers[edit]

# Name From To Season Notes
1
South Korea Choi Man-Hee 2010/10/18 2012/12/01 2011–2012 First manager
2
South Korea Yeo Bum-Kyu 2012/12/06 2013/08/16 2013
C
South Korea Nam Ki-il 2013/08/16 2015/01/03 2013–2014
3
South Korea Nam Ki-il 2015/01/04 2015–

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

League[edit]

2nd, silver medalist(s) Runners-up (1): 2014

Records[edit]

Season Division Tms. Pos. FA Cup AFC CL
2011 1 16 11 Round of 32
2012 1 16 15 Round of 16
2013 2 8 3 Round of 16
2014 2 10 2 Round of 16
2015 1 12 10 Round of 32
2016 1 12 8 Round of 16
Key
  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Pos. = Position in league

Kit Supplier[edit]

Name Start End
Spain Joma 2011 2014
Japan Arbol 2015 2015
Spain Joma 2016

Asian clubs ranking[edit]

As of 12 February 2017.[1]
Current Rank Country Team
81 Iran Gostaresh Foulad
82 South Korea Gwangju FC
83 Japan Vegalta Sendai
84 Indonesia Persib Bandung
85 Australia Adelaide United

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