Choi Soon-ho

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Choi Soon-Ho
최순호
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Personal information
Full name Choi Soon-Ho
Date of birth (1962-01-10) January 10, 1962 (age 56)
Place of birth Cheongju, Chungbuk, South Korea
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Manager (Former Forward)
Youth career
1981–1982 Kwangwoon University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1982 POSCO FC (Semi-professional) ? (?)
1983–1987 POSCO Atoms 55 (21)
1988–1990 Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso 28 (2)
1991 POSCO Atoms 16 (0)
1992–1993 Rodez AF 18 (2)
Total 117 (25)
National team
1979–1981 South Korea U-20 10 (6)
1980–1991 South Korea 97 (30)
Teams managed
1992 POSCO Atoms (Coach)
1999–2000 Pohang Steelers Reserve
2000–2004 Pohang Steelers
2006–2008 Ulsan Hyundai Mipo Dockyard
2009–2011 Gangwon FC

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 April 2011.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 Aug 2007
Choi Soon-ho
Hangul 최순호
Hanja 崔淳鎬
Revised Romanization Choe Sun-ho
McCune–Reischauer Ch'oe Sun-ho

Choi Soon-Ho (최순호; born January 10, 1962 in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do) is a South Korean football manager and former professional football player. He is known as one of the prominent players in Korean soccer history.

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
South Korea League KFA Cup League Cup Total
1983 POSCO Atoms K-League 2 2 - - 2 2
1984 24 14 - - 24 14
1985 5 2 - - 5 2
1986 8 1 - 1 0 9 1
1987 16 2 - - 16 2
1988 Lucky Goldstar Hwangso 11 1 - - 11 1
1989 9 0 - - 9 0
1990 8 1 - - 8 1
1991 Pohang Steelers 16 0 - - 16 0
France League Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue Total
1992–93 Rodez AF Ligue 2 18 2 - 18 2
Total South Korea 99 26 - 1 0 100 26
France 18 2 - 18 2
Career total 107 28 1 0 118 28

International career

His international career was started in 1979 FIFA World Youth Championship. He was the top scorer of the 1980 AFC Asian Cup with 7 goals. He was only 18, which makes him the youngest top scorer in the Asian Cup history.

Choi scored 2 goals against Italy U-20 in 1981 FIFA World Youth Championship. The game ended 4-1 for Korea.

In the 1986 World Cup, he scored a goal against the defending champions Italy.

International career statistics

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Korea Republic national team
Year Apps Goals
1980 8 8
1981 4 2
1982 11 4
1983 6 0
1984 6 2
1985 12 7
1986 9 4
1987 4 0
1988 5 2
1989 10 1
1990 18 0
1991 4 0
Total 97 30

International goals

Results list South Korea's goal tally first.
Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
August 25, 1980 South Korea Chuncheon  Indonesia 1 goal 3-0 1980 President's Cup
August 27, 1980 South Korea Daejeon  Thailand 1 goal 3-2 1980 President's Cup
September 16, 1980 Kuwait Kuwait City  Malaysia 1 goal 1-1 1980 AFC Asian Cup
September 19, 1980 Kuwait Kuwait City  Qatar 1 goal 2-0 1980 AFC Asian Cup
September 21, 1980 Kuwait Kuwait City  Kuwait 2 goals 3-0 1980 AFC Asian Cup
September 24, 1980 Kuwait Kuwait City  United Arab Emirates 3 goals 4-1 1980 AFC Asian Cup
April 24, 1981 Kuwait Kuwait City  Thailand 2 goals 5-1 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification
March 21, 1982 South Korea Seoul  Japan 1 goal 3-0 Korea-Japan Annual Match
May 10, 1982 Thailand Bangkok  Indonesia 1 goal 2-0 1982 King's Cup
June 11, 1982 South Korea Gwangyang  Bahrain 1 goal 3-0 1982 President's Cup
November 21, 1982 India New Delhi  South Yemen 2 goals 3-0 1982 Asian Games
June 6, 1985 South Korea Daejeon  Thailand 1 goal 3-2 1985 President's Cup
June 8, 1985 South Korea Gwangju  Bahrain 2 goals 3-0 1985 President's Cup
June 15, 1985 South Korea Seoul  Iraq 2 goals 2-0 1985 President's Cup
July 30, 1985 Indonesia Jakarta  Indonesia 1 goal 4-1 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification
December 14, 1985 Mexico Nezahualcoyotl  Algeria 1 goal 2-0 1985 Mexico Tournament
June 10, 1986 Mexico Puebla  Italy 1 goal 2-3 1986 FIFA World Cup
September 20, 1986 South Korea Busan  India 1 goal 3-0 1986 Asian Games
October 3, 1986 South Korea Seoul  Indonesia 2 goals 4-0 1986 Asian Games
June 19, 1988 South Korea Suwon  Zambia 1 goal 4-0 1988 President's Cup
October 26, 1988 Japan Tokyo  Japan 1 goal 1-0 Korea-Japan Annual Match
May 27, 1989 South Korea Seoul  Malaysia 1 goal 3-0 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honors

Player

Club

POSCO Atoms
Lucky Goldstar Hwangso

South Korea

Individual

Manager

Club

Pohang Steelers
Ulsan Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Dolphin

Individual

References

External links