Soon-Ho Choi - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding (South) Korean player obtained 95 international caps and converted 30 goals with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:    10- 1-1962
Country: South Korea
Caps:	95	(W60-D20-L15 – GF189-GA62 – %73,68)
Goals:	30	(% 0,32 per match)
Age First Cap:	 18 yr 225 d	23- 8-1980 vs. Malaysia 2-0
Age Last Cap:	 29 yr 198 d	27- 7-1991 vs. Japan 1-0
National Team Career: 10 yr 338 d


Cap  Goals    Date	Venue		Opponent       Score	Competition
  1	    23- 8-80	Seoul		Malaysia	2-0	President's Cup
  2  1	 1  25- 8-80	Chuncheon	Indonesia	3-0	President's Cup
  3  1	 2  27- 8-80	Daejeon		Thailand	4-0	President's Cup
  4	 2  29- 8-80	Gwangju		Bahrain		5-0	President's Cup
  5	 2   2- 9-80	Seoul		Indonesia	2-0	President's Cup
  6  1	 3  16- 9-80	Kuwait City	Malaysia	1-1	Asian Nations Cup
  7  1	 4  19- 9-80	Kuwait City	Qatar		2-0	Asian Nations Cup
  8  2	 6  21- 9-80	Kuwait City	Kuwait		3-0	Asian Nations Cup
  9  3	 9  24- 9-80	Kuwait City	UA Emirates	4-1	Asian Nations Cup
 10	 9  28- 9-80	Kuwait City	North Korea	2-1	Asian Nations Cup
 11	 9  30- 9-80	Kuwait City	Kuwait		0-3	Asian Nations Cup
 12	 9   8- 3-81	Tokyo		Japan		1-0
 13	 9  21- 4-81	Kuwait City	Malaysia	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 14  2	11  24- 4-81	Kuwait City	Thailand	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
 15	11  29- 4-81	Kuwait City	Kuwait		0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 16	11  18- 2-82	Calcutta	India		2-2	Nehru Cup
 17	11  20- 2-82	Calcutta	Uruguay		2-2	Nehru Cup
 18	11   1- 3-82	Calcutta	China		1-1	Nehru Cup
 19	11   7- 3-82	Baghdad		Iraq		0-3
 20	11  10- 3-82	Baghdad		Iraq		1-1
 21  1	12  21- 3-82	Seoul		Japan		3-0
 22	12   9- 5-82	Bangkok		Thailand	3-0	Kings' Cup
 23  1	13  10- 5-82	Bangkok		Indonesia	2-0	Kings' Cup
 24	13  17- 5-82	Bangkok		Thailand  	0-0 [1]	Kings' Cup
 25	13   9- 6-82	Busan		India		1-0	President's Cup
 26  1	14  11- 6-82	Gwangju		Bahrain		3-0	President's Cup
 27  2	16  21-11-82	New Delhi	South Yemen	3-0	Asian Games
 28	16  23-11-82	New Delhi	Iran		0-1	Asian Games
 29	16  25-11-82	New Delhi	Japan		1-2	Asian Games
 30	16   6- 3-83	Tokyo		Japan		1-1
 31	16   8- 6-83	Seoul		Nigeria		1-0	President's Cup
 32	16  12- 6-83	Jeonju		Indonesia	3-0	President's Cup
 33	16  15- 6-83	Seoul		Ghana		1-0	President's Cup
 34	16   3- 6-84	Busan		Guatemala	2-0	President's Cup
 35	16   2- 3-85	Kathmandu	Nepal		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 36	16  10- 3-85	Kuala Lumpur	Malaysia	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 37	16   6- 4-85	Seoul		Nepal		4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 38	16  19- 5-85	Seoul		Malaysia	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 39  1	17   4- 6-85	Seoul		Thailand	3-2	President's Cup
 40  2	19   8- 6-85	Gwangju		Bahrain		3-0	President's Cup
 41  2	21  15- 6-85	Seoul		Iraq		2-0	President's Cup
 42	21  21- 7-85	Seoul		Indonesia	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 43  1	22  30- 7-85	Jakarta		Indonesia	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 44	22  26-10-85	Tokyo		Japan		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 45	22   3-11-85	Seoul		Japan		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 46  1	23  13-12-85	Nezahualcoyotl	Algeria		2-0	International Tourn.
 47	23  16- 2-86	Hong Kong	Paraguay	1-3
 48	23   2- 6-86	Cdad. de México	Argentina	1-3	World Cup
 49  1	24  10- 6-86	Puebla		Italy		2-3	World Cup
 50  1	25  20- 9-86	Busan		India		3-0	Asian Games
 51	25  24- 9-86	Busan		Bahrain		0-0	Asian Games
 52	25  28- 9-86	Busan		China		4-2	Asian Games
 53	25   1-10-86	Busan		Iran  		1-1 [2]	Asian Games
 54  2	27   3-10-86	Seoul		Indonesia	4-0	Asian Games
 55	27   5-10-86	Seoul		Saudi Arabia	2-0	Asian Games
 56	27  12- 6-87	Busan		United States	1-0	President's Cup
 57	27  14- 6-87	Daejeon		Thailand	4-2	President's Cup
 58	27  21- 6-87	Seoul		Australia  	1-1 [3]	President's Cup
 59	27  17-12-87	Kuala Lumpur	Malaysia	1-0	Merdeka Cup
 60	27   6- 1-88	Doha		Egypt  		1-1 [4]	Afro-Asian Cup
 61  1	28  19- 6-88	Suwon		Zambia		4-0	President's Cup
 62	28  26- 6-88	Seoul		Czechoslovakia 	0-0 [5]	President's Cup
 63  1	29  26-10-88	Tokyo		Japan		1-0
 64	29   5- 5-89	Seoul		Japan		1-0
 65	29  23- 5-89	Seoul		Singapore	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 66  1	30  27- 5-89	Seoul		Malaysia	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 67	30   5- 6-89	Singapore	Malaysia	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 68	30  26- 6-89	Seoul		Czechoslovakia	0-0	President's Cup
 69	30  13- 8-89	Los Angeles	United States	2-1	Intermational Tourn.
 70	30  13-10-89	Singapore	Qatar		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 71	30  16-10-89	Singapore	North Korea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 72	30  20-10-89	Singapore	China		1-0 	World Cup Qualifier 73		30	25-10-89	Singapore	Saudi Arabia	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 74	30   4- 2-90	La Valletta	Norway		2-3	Rothmans Tourn.
 75	30  15- 2-90	Baghdad		Iraq		0-0
 76	30  18- 2-90	Cairo		Egypt		0-0
 77	30  12- 6-90	Verona		Belgium		0-2	World Cup
 78	30  17- 6-90	Udine		Spain		1-3	World Cup
 79	30  21- 6-90	Udine		Uruguay		0-1	World Cup
 80	30  27- 7-90	Beijing		Japan		2-0	Dynasty Cup
 81	30  29- 7-90	Beijing		North Korea	1-0	Dynasty Cup
 82	30  31- 7-90	Beijing		China		1-0	Dynasty Cup
 83	30   3- 8-90	Beijing		China  		1-1 [6]	Dynasty Cup
 84	30   6- 9-90	Seoul		Australia	1-0
 85	30   9- 9-90	Busan		Australia	1-0
 86	30  23- 9-90	Beijing		Singapore	7-0	Asian Games
 87	30  25- 9-90	Beijing		Pakistan	7-0	Asian Games
 88	30  27- 9-90	Beijing		China		2-0	Asian Games
 89	30   3-10-90	Beijing		Iran		0-1	Asian Games
 90	30  11-10-90	Pyongyang	North Korea	1-2	Reunification Cup
 91	30  23-10-90	Seoul		North Korea	1-0	Reunification Cup
 92	30   7- 6-91	Seoul		Egypt		0-0	President's Cup
 93	30  11- 6-91	Gwangju		Malta		1-1	President's Cup
 94	30  14- 6-91	Seoul		Australia  	0-0 [7]	President's Cup
 95	30  27- 7-91	Nagasaki	Japan		1-0

[1] South Korea lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.
[2] South Korea won 5-4 on penalty kicks.
[3] South Korea won 5-4 on penalty kicks.
[4] South Korea won 4-3 on penalty kicks.
[5] South Korea lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.
[6] South Korea won 5-4 on penalty kicks.
[7] South Korea won 4-3 on penalty kicks.


Remarks: The matches against Alianza Lima (Peru, 18- 5-86), Deportivo
         Español (Argentina, 16- 6-87) and Iwuanyanwu (Nigeria, 28- 6-88),
         in which Choi played, are not considered full “A” games and
         therefore not included here. Other matches not included:

 5- 5-82  Bangkok	Malaysia "B"		5-0	King's Cup
10- 6-83  Pusan		United States U-21	2-0	President's Cup
 9- 2-86  Hong Kong	Hong Kong XI		2-0 	(1 goal)
15- 5-86  Denver	England XI		1-4
 8- 6-87  Tongdaemun	Hungary XI		1-0	President's Cup
10- 6-87  Masan		Egypt Olympic		0-0	President's Cup
16- 6-88  Seoul		Italy U-21		5-1	President's Cup
17- 6-89  Seoul		United States "B"	1-1	President's Cup
19- 6-89  Daejeon	Hungary U-21		3-0	President's Cup

In addition, the following olympic team matches are not included here 
as they are not considered full internationals: 
against Kuwait (17- 4-84), Bahrain (19- 4-84), New Zealand (22- 4-84), 
Saudi Arabia (24/4/84), Iraq (29- 4-84) (all Olympic qualifying 
matches); and against Soviet Union (18- 9-88), United States (20- 9-88), 
Argentina (22- 9-88), all in the Seoul Olympics.

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    95    60   20   15  170-  59     140      73.68

Types of            Matches   Goals

Presidents Cup		23	 9
World Cup Qualifier	18	 4
Friendlies		13	 2
Asian Games		13	 5
Asian Nations Cup	 6	 7
World Cup		 5	 1
King’s Cup		 3	 1
Nehru Cup		 3	 0
Dynasty Cup		 4	 0
Other Tournaments	 7	 1

Total: 			95	30


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Prepared and maintained by Hyung-Jin Yoon and Roberto Mamrud for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Hyung-Jin Yoon (janislam@sogang.ac.kr) and Roberto Mamrud (robert@elsitio.net)
Last updated: 3 Nov 2006

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