National Sports Training Center football team

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NSTC
Full name National Sports Training Center
Founded 1960
Ground Tainan Football Field
Ground Capacity 2,000
Chairman Chang Chia-kuang
Manager Hsueh Hui-hsiung
League Enterprise Football League
2007 2nd

National Sports Training Center football team is the football club in Taiwan's National Sports Training Center. It was merged in 2003 with the Lukuang football team, Taiwan's land army football team, after the option of alternate service in the Taiwanese militia. It participates in Taiwan's Enterprise Football League

History[edit]

Formerly known as the Lukuang football team (Chinese: 陸光足球隊; pinyin: Lùguāng zúqiúduì) or Taiwan Army football team, the NTSC football team belonged to the Republic of China Army and competed in the Chinese Taipei National Football League.

Since the Republic of China has the policy of conscription for all male citizens, qualified footballers could choose to join the Lukuang football team instead of the regular militia service after passing the tryouts. It helped the players to keep their form and provided additional selection and management to the Chinese Taipei national football team. As a result, most national team members have played for Lukuang.

In 2000, Lukuang quit the league due to military reform, but returned in 2003 under the new name of Taiwan National Sports Training Center football team and are affiliated with Taiwan's National Sports Training Center.

Naming Scheme[edit]

The Taiwan NSTC football team enters the Enterprise Football League with a different name every year.

  • 2006: Fubon Financial Holding Co. (富邦金控)
  • 2007: Chateau Beach Resort Kenting (墾丁夏都沙灘酒店)
  • 2008: National Sports Training Center (國家運動選手訓練中心)

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Chinese Taipei GK Chu Liang-yi (朱良毅)
2 Chinese Taipei DF Lin Yu-ting ()
3 Chinese Taipei MF Lin Jian-ting ()
4 Chinese Taipei DF Chou Chen-chung ()
5 Chinese Taipei FW
6 Chinese Taipei MF Dai Hung-hsu ()
7 Chinese Taipei FW Huang Chu-hsuan ()
8 Chinese Taipei MF Wang Tzu-min ()
9 Chinese Taipei MF Lo Chih-an (羅志安)
10 Chinese Taipei MF Cheng Ching-hsua ()
11 Chinese Taipei MF Wu Kuo-chi ()
12 Chinese Taipei GK Shih Hsin-an ()
13 Chinese Taipei FW
14 Chinese Taipei MF Hsieh Meng-hsuan ()
15 Chinese Taipei MF Kuo Tsu-hao ()
No. Position Player
16 Chinese Taipei FW Chen Ting-wei ()
17 Chinese Taipei DF Chen Wei-chuan (陳威全)
18 Chinese Taipei FW Hsu Heng-pin ()
19 Chinese Taipei MF Chen Chia-kun ()
20 Chinese Taipei DF Chen Wei-chou ()
21 Chinese Taipei DF Peng Hung-wei ()
22 Chinese Taipei DF Wu Yueh-hwa ()
23 Chinese Taipei MF Wei Ting-hsiang ()
24 Chinese Taipei MF Yang Chia-huang ()
25 Chinese Taipei MF Chen Yi-hung ()
26 Chinese Taipei MF Chen Hung-hao ()
27 Chinese Taipei MF Yang Chao-hsun (楊朝勛)
28 Chinese Taipei MF Sa Yi-chun (薩宜軍)
30 Chinese Taipei GK Kuo Chen-wei (郭宸瑋)

* Name spellings of some players have yet been confirmed. See zh:台灣國訓足球隊 for their Chinese names.

Achievements[edit]

As Lukuang
As NSTC

Managers[edit]

See also[edit]

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