Chonbuk Buffalo

Chonbuk Buffalo was a South Korean professional football club, based in Jeonbuk. Lasting only one year in the K League, the club was the predecessor to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. However, K League officially considers Chonbuk Buffalo as a different club.[1]

Chonbuk Buffalo
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Full nameChonbuk Buffalo Football Club
GroundJeonju Stadium

Predecessor of Chonbuk Buffalo was established in January 1993 as Wansan Puma FC. Wansan Puma was scheduled to join the 1993 season of K League, but was postponed for one year due to draft boycott.

In 1994, Wansan Puma changed its name to Chonbuk Buffalo. Their one and only season in 1994 saw them gather only 14 points from their 30 matches, winning just three times and finishing last, before the club folded.


  1. ^ 현대 스포츠 대부 나서려나 (in Korean). The Hankyoreh. November 25, 1994.