Sobaeksu Sports Club ( Korean: 소백수체육단, Sobaeksu Ch'eyuktang) is a North Korean multi-sports club based in Pyongyang best known for its men's and women's football teams playing at Yanggakdo Stadium.
Officially, this club is called
April 25 Sports Group Affiliate "Sobaeksu Sports Club" ( Korean: 4.25체육단 산하 '소백수 체육단', Sa jŏm i o ch'eyuktan "Sobaeksu ch'eyuktan"), as it is but one of several sports clubs belonging to the Korean People's Army's April 25 Sports Group. Other Army clubs affiliated with the April 25 Sports Group are April 25, Ch'ŏngch'ŏn'gang, Taedonggang, Chobyŏng, and Maebong.
Rivalries [ edit ]
Yanggakdo Stadium with them, Sobaeksu has a rivalry with Kigwancha.
Players [ edit ]
Kim Su-hyŏng was listed third on North Korea's list of top ten athletes of 2016, and forward  Cho Kwang led all players in scoring in the 2017 edition of the Paektusan Prize football competition, with a total of seven goals. Sobaeksu has several players with experience in foreign leagues, notably goalkeeper  Ri Kwang-il, who played for FK Radnički 1923 and  FK Erdoglija Kragujevac in Serbia, and striker Ri Myong-jun, who played with Dinaburg FC and FC Daugava in Latvia,  FC Vestsjælland in Denmark, and  Singhtarua FC in Thailand. Ri Jun-il is one of several Sobaeksu players who play or have played for the North Korea national football team.
Managers [ edit ]
Current squad [ edit ]
As of 2017/18 Season
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Achievements [ edit ]
Domestic Cups [ edit ]
Other sports [ edit ]
In addition to football, they play
basketball, volleyball, and  ice hockey. 
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