Kwon Chang-hoon

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Kwon Chang-hoon
Coréia do Sul x México - Futebol masculino - Olimpíada Rio 2016 (28792989102).jpg
Kwon in a match against Mexico during the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-06-30) 30 June 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Winger
Club information
Current team
SC Freiburg
Number 28
Youth career
2010–2012 Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 90 (18)
2017 Dijon II 3 (2)
2017–2019 Dijon 62 (14)
2019– SC Freiburg 30 (2)
National team
2009–2010 South Korea U17 10 (2)
2011–2013 South Korea U20 18 (6)
2015–2016 South Korea U23 19 (10)
2015– South Korea 23 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2019 (UTC)
Kwon Chang-hoon
Hangul
권창훈
Hanja
權昶勳
Revised RomanizationGwon Changhun
McCune–ReischauerKwon Ch'anghun

Kwon Chang-hoon (Hangul: 권창훈; Hanja: 權昶勳; Korean pronunciation: [kwʌn.tɕʰaŋ.ɦun]; born 30 June 1994) is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga and the South Korea national team. A full international since 2015, he is a winner of the 2015 East Asian Cup. He has also won the 2016 Korean FA Cup with Suwon Samsung Bluewings.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Kwon started playing soccer when he was in YangJeon Elementary School in Seoul. After he graduated from Joongdong Middle School, he went to Maetan High School to join Suwon Bluewings under-18.

Suwon Samsung Bluewings[edit]

Suwon Samsung Bluewings signed Kwon in the 2012 draft under K League homegrown player rule. He made his senior debut on 3 April against Kashiwa Reysol in a 2013 AFC Champions League group stage game as a substitute in 79 minutes. He made his K League debut on 6 April against Daegu FC as a substitute for Oh Jang-eun in 65 mins. He was named in the season Best XI in 2016.

Dijon[edit]

In January 2017, Kwon joined Dijon on a 3.5-year deal. The transfer fee paid to Suwon Bluewings was estimated at €1.5 million.[1] In the 2017–18 Ligue 1, Kwon quickly established himself as an ace player for Dijon, finishing joint top scorer with 11 goals in 34 league appearances. He was nominated for the UNFP Team of the Year.[2] However, he didn't show his former performance next season after his injury in the last league game.

SC Freiburg[edit]

On 28 June 2019, Kwon joined Bundesliga side SC Freiburg for the 2019–20 season.[3][4]

International career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Kwon was named in South Korean U-19 squad for the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship in the United Arab Emirates.[5] After winning the AFC Championship, Kwon was called up to under-20 team for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[6]

Senior[edit]

In 2015 East Asian Cup, Kwon was called up to the senior national team. He made his international debut in a match against China.

On 3 September 2015, at the Hwaseong Stadium, he scored his first senior goals, a brace, in an 8–0 home win over Laos in the second round of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[7]

In May 2018 he was named in South Korea's preliminary 28-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[8] In the last game of the 2017–18 French season however Kwon injured his achilles tendon and was ruled out for the World Cup through injury.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 10 November 2020[10][11]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 2013 K League 1 8 0 1 0 2 1 11 1
2014 K League 1 20 1 0 0 20 1
2015 K League 1 35 10 1 0 7 1 43 11
2016 K League 1 27 7 4 1 4 1 35 9
Total 90 18 6 1 13 3 109 22
Dijon II 2016–17 National 3 3 2 3 2
Dijon 2016–17 Ligue 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2017–18 Ligue 1 34 11 1 0 1 0 36 11
2018–19 Ligue 1 20 3 3 1 1 0 24 4
Total 62 14 4 1 2 0 68 15
SC Freiburg 2019–20 Bundesliga 23 2 0 0 23 2
2020–21 Bundesliga 7 0 1 1 8 1
Total 30 2 1 1 31 3
Career total 185 36 11 3 2 0 13 3 211 42

International goals[edit]

Results list South Korea's goal tally first.[12]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 September 2015 Hwaseong Stadium, Hwaseong, South Korea  Laos 3–0 8–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 6–0
3. 8 September 2015 Saida International Stadium, Sidon, Lebanon  Lebanon 3–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 24 March 2018 Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland  Northern Ireland 1–0 1–2 Friendly
5. 10 October 2019 Hwaseong Stadium, Hwaseong, South Korea  Sri Lanka 8–0 8–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Suwon Samsung Bluewings

South Korea U20

South Korea

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transfert : le Sud-Coréen Kwon Chang-hoon à Dijon (officiel)". L'Équipe (in French). 18 January 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  2. ^ '9골 2도움' 권창훈, 리그1 올해의 팀 MF 후보 선정 (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. 1 May 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Changhoon Kwon wechselt an die Dreisam". SC Freiburg (in German). 28 June 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  4. ^ "S. Korean midfielder signs with German Bundesliga club Freiburg". Yonhap News Agency. 28 June 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  5. ^ KFA. "남자 U-20 대표팀". Korea Football Association. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  6. ^ Dong Hyun, Oh (12 June 2013). "이광종호, 터키 U-20 월드컵 출전 명단 확정(Lee Kwang-ho to confirm his roster for the U-20 World Cup in Turkey.)". Newsis.
  7. ^ "Son Heung-Min nets hat trick for South Korea, Shinji Kagawa seals Japan win". ESPN. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  9. ^ Duerden, John (20 May 2018). "South Korea's World Cup hopes dented by Kwon Chang-hoon's Achilles injury". ESPN FC. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Kwon Chang-Hoon". Soccerway. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Chang-hoon KWON - Football : la fiche de Chang-hoon KWON (Dijon)". L'Équipe (in French). Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Kwon, Chang-Hoon". National Football Teams. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  13. ^ Stokkermans, Karel; Zlotkowski, Andre (29 November 2018). "South Korea 2015". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  14. ^ Di Maggio, Roberto (5 November 2014). "Asian U-19 Championship 2012". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  15. ^ Di Maggio, Roberto (14 July 2016). "East Asian Championship 2015". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  16. ^ K리그 대상 이동국 MVP·이재성 영플레이상 수상. Naver.com (in Korean). SBS. 1 December 2015.
  17. ^ '득점왕' 정조국, K리그 MVP 수상. Naver.com (in Korean). SBS. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2020.

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