Kang Yu-mi

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Kang Yu-mi
강유미
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-10-05) 5 October 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Club information
Current team
Hwacheon KSPO
Number 17
Youth career
Dongsan Information Industry High School
Hanyang Women's University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Chungnam Ilhwa Chunma 0 (0)
2013–2014 Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels 0 (0)
2015– Hwacheon KSPO 0 (0)
National team
2008–2010 South Korea U20 7 (6)
2015– South Korea 24 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 June 2018
Kang Yu-mi
Hangul
강유미
Revised RomanizationGang Yu-mi
McCune–ReischauerKang Yu-mi

Kang Yu-mi (Korean강유미, Korean pronunciation: [kaŋ.ju.mi]; born 5 October 1991) is a South Korean footballer who plays as a midfielder or a forward for Hwacheon KSPO and the South Korea national team.

Early life and career[edit]

Kang grew up in Tokyo, where she went by the name Ōmura Yumi (Japanese: 大村 裕美). She moved to South Korea on her own at the age of 17 to attend Dongsan Information Industry High School in Seoul.[1] After graduating high school, she attended Hanyang Women's University.

International career[edit]

Kang was part of the under-20 team that finished runners-up at the 2009 AFC U-19 Women's Championship and third at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. On 5 April 2015, she made her senior debut in a 1–0 win over Russia.[2] On 30 April 2015, she was named in the squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.[3] On 4 June 2016, she scored her first goal in a 5–0 victory against Myanmar.[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'자이니치' 강유미, 할머니의 이름으로 달린다" (in Korean). Naver. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Match Report: South Korea 1–0 Russia" (in Korean). Korea Football Association. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  3. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Match Report: South Korea 5–0 Myanmar" (in Korean). Korea Football Association. 4 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2018.

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