Yang Kunpeng

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Yang Kunpeng
杨鲲鹏
Personal information
Date of birth (1978-11-21) November 21, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Qingdao, Shandong, China
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2.0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1997-1999 Qingdao Etsong
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999-2001 Qingdao Etsong 13 (0)
2002-2003 Bayi Football Team 12 (1)
2004-2007 Wuhan Huanghelou 58 (3)
2008 Qingdao Jonoon 19 (0)
2010 Qingdao Jonoon 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Yang Kunpeng (simplified Chinese: 杨鲲鹏; traditional Chinese: 楊鯤鵬; pinyin: Yáng Kūnpéng; born November 21, 1978 in Qingdao) is a Chinese football player.

Professional career[edit]

Yang Kunpeng began his professional football career playing for the Qingdao youth team before he eventually graduated to their senior team.[1] While he initially broke into the senior team during the 1999 league season he struggled to gain a regular position within the following season team and failed to become a regular within first team. He would move to Bayi Football Team and under their Head coach Pei Encai he would revitalize his career and become a regular player within the team, however the 2003 league season saw the Bayi disbanded. He would follow his manager and join Wuhan Huanghelou and for the next four years was the starting center defender for the team. When Pei Encai left to take over the Chinese women's team tensions grew between the management and certain Shandong born players like Li Zhuangfei, Ren Yongshun, Guo Mingyue and Deng Xiaofei who believed that the management were mistreating them and purging them during the end of the 2007 league season. All these players would eventually leave the club and Yang was one of them when he decided to transferred back to his hometown in Qingdao in 2008.[2]

Honours[edit]

Wuhan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "杨鲲鹏". sodasoccer.com. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 
  2. ^ "杨昆鹏返武汉求"开恩" 恐自掏腰包补差价赴青岛". cnetnews.com.cn. 2008-01-23. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 

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