Song Jong-sun

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Song Jong-sun
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-11-03) November 3, 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Pyongyang, North Korea
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender, Full back
Club information
Current team
Amnokkang Sports Club
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Present Amrokgang Sports Club 78 (8)
National team
2003– North Korea 86 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:37, 1 November 2007 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 July 2011
Song Jong-sun
Chosŏn'gŭl 송정순
Revised Romanization Song Jeongsun
McCune–Reischauer Song Chŏngsun

Song Jong-sun (Korean pronunciation: [soŋ.dzʌŋ.sun] or [soŋ] [tsʌŋ.sun]; born November 3, 1981 in North Korea) is a North Korean female football player (defender) who plays for Amnokkang Sports Club of her native country women's football league. With her high speed, top skills and accurate crosses, she plays an important role in her club and native country team.[citation needed]

Song has made several appearances for the North Korea women's national football team, including playing at the 2003 and 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup.[1] She also played at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2] In July 2011, she, along with other members of the national team, was tested positive for a banned steroid, and subsequently banned for 14 months from international competitions by FIFA.[3]


  1. ^ Song Jong SunFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Song Jong-Sun Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Women's World Cup: North Korea players fail dope tests". BBC Sports. 16 July 2011.