Jo So-hyun and Choi Yu-ri, side by side, heading to Birmingham City in England’s second division.

The women’s national soccer team’s veteran midfielder Cho So-hyun (35) and leading striker Choi Yu-ri (28) both transferred to Birmingham City in the England Women’s Second Division (Championship).

Birmingham City announced the signing of Cho So-hyun and Choi Yu-ri on the 15th. As for the contract period, Jo So-hyun had a one-year extension option for every year, and Choi Yu-ri had a two-year contract with a one-year option.

Cho So-hyun is one of the iconic players of Korean women’s soccer, playing in 148 international matches for the adult national team and tying for first place with Ji So-yeon (Suwon FC) for the most appearances of all time.온라인카지노

At the FIFA Australia-New Zealand Women’s World Cup, which ended last month, she scored the opening goal in the final group match against Germany, leaving Korea as the only scorer in the tournament as it was eliminated at the bottom of the group (1 point) with 1 draw and 2 losses. did.

Having played for Suwon Facilities Management Corporation in the WK League and Incheon Hyundai Steel, he experienced his first overseas experience on loan to Kobe Ainak (Japan) in 2016, and also challenged himself on the European stage by joining Norway’s Avaldnes in 2018. He will continue his career in England after playing for West Ham in 2019 and Tottenham in 2021.

Yuri Choi debuted in WK League Sports Toto in 2016, and has been playing for Hyundai Steel since the 2021 season before entering an overseas league for the first time. He took the lead in winning the integrated championship in the first year of his transfer to Hyundai Steel and was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the championship game, and scored 10 goals in the 2022 season.

Birmingham City Women, who recruited two Korean players, won the Women’s Football Association (FA) Cup in the 2011-2012 season and finished second in the WSL in 2011 and 2012. After being relegated to the bottom of the WSL in the 2021-2022 season, they rose to second place in the championship in the 2022-2023 season. This season, they have 1 draw and 2 losses in 3 league games.

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