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Hwang Ui-jo (Korean황의조; Hanja:黃義助; Korean pronunciation: [hwaŋ.ɰi.dʑo], [hwaŋ.i.dʑo] or [hwaŋ] [ɰi.dʑo]; born 28 August 1992) is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as forward for Bordeaux in the Ligue 1 and the South Korea national football team.[1]

Hwang Ui-jo
South Korea & Bahrain 20190122, Asian Cup 2.jpg
Personal information
Full name Hwang Ui-jo
Date of birth (1992-08-28) 28 August 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Seongnam, South Korea
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Bordeaux
Number 18
Youth career
2008–2010 Seongnam FC
2011–2012 Yonsei University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Seongnam FC 139 (35)
2017–2019 Gamba Osaka 59 (23)
2019– Bordeaux 5 (1)
National team
2009 South Korea U17 3 (0)
2011 South Korea U20 0 (0)
2012–2014 South Korea U23 15 (5)
2018 South Korea U23 (WC) 7 (9)
2015– South Korea 29 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 September 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2019
Hwang Ui-jo
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHwang Uijo
McCune–ReischauerHwang Ŭicho

Club careerEdit

Seongnam FCEdit

Hwang was selected by Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma in 2013 K League 1 Draft. He scored his debut goal against Suwon Samsung Bluewings on 3 March 2013.[2]

Gamba OsakaEdit

On June 2017, Hwang signed a two-year contract with J1 League club Gamba Osaka.[3] After an impressive performance scoring 21 goals in the 2018 season, Gamba Osaka named Hwang MVP of the Season. He played a vital role in the team avoiding relegation and finished as the team's top scorer.[4]

BordeauxEdit

On 15 July 2019, Hwang moved to Ligue 1 club Bordeaux, signing a four-year deal worth €1.8 million per year.[5]

International careerEdit

InternationalEdit

Hwang scored his first international goal against Jamaica on 13 October 2015. Hwang scored the winning goal against Australia in a 2019 friendly. [6]

U-23Edit

2018 Asian GamesEdit

Hwang Ui-jo participated in 2018 Jakarta Asian Games as a wild card for South Korea national U-23 team. On 15 August, Hwang scored three goals in the first group-stage match against Bahrain U-23. On 17 August, Hwang scored his fourth goal against Malaysia U-23. On 23 August, Hwang scored his fifth goal against Iran U-23 in the Round of 16. In the quarter-finals, Hwang led South Korea to a 4-3 victory against Uzbekistan U-23 with his explosive hat-trick. On 29 August, Hwang added a goal against Vietnam U-23 in the semi-final match. With nine goals out of seven matches, his overwhelming performance greatly contributed to the team’s gold medal.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 14 September 2019[8][9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other1 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Seongnam 2013 K League 1 22 2 2 1 24 3
2014 28 4 4 1 32 5
2015 34 15 3 3 8[a] 3 45 21
2016 37 9 3 0 1[b] 0 41 9
2017 K League 2 18 5 3 0 21 5
Total 139 35 15 5 0 0 9 3 163 43
Gamba Osaka 2017 J1 League 13 3 0 0 2 0 15 3
2018 27 16 1 0 6 5 34 21
2019 19 4 0 0 3 3 22 7
Total 59 23 1 0 11 8 0 0 71 31
Bordeaux 2019-20 Ligue 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
Total 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Career totals 203 59 16 5 11 8 9 3 239 75

1Includes AFC Champions League and K League Promotion-Relegation Playoffs.

  1. ^ AFC Champions League
  2. ^ K League Promotion-Relegation Playoffs

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list South Korea's goal tally first.[10]'
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 October 2015 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea   Jamaica 3–0 3–0 Friendly
2. 12 October 2018 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea   Uruguay 1–0 2–1
3. 17 November 2018 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia   Australia 1–0 1–1
4. 20 November 2018 QSAC, Brisbane, Australia   Uzbekistan 2–0 4–0
5. 7 January 2019 Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates   Philippines 1–0 1–0 2019 AFC Asian Cup
6. 16 January 2019 Al-Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates   China PR 1–0 2–0
7. 7 June 2019 Busan Asiad Main Stadium, Busan, South Korea   Australia 1–0 1–0 Friendly
8. 11 June 2019 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea   Iran 1–0 1–1
9. 5 September 2019 Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey   Georgia 1–1 2–2
10. 2–1

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Seongnam FC

InternationalEdit

South Korea U23

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hwang Ui-jo Soccerway Player Statistics". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma v Suwon Samsung - Match Statistics" (in Korean). K League. 3 March 2013. Archived from the original on 30 September 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Korean striker signs with Japan's Gamba Osaka". Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  4. ^ "2018 Season 21 Goals" Hwang Selected as Gamba Osaka's MVP of the Season" (in Korean). Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  5. ^ Chang, Min-seok. [english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2019/07/15/2019071500988.html "Hwang Ui-jo Leaves Gamba Osaka to Join French Club"] Check |url= value (help). Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Experimental Socceroos stunned again by Korea star Hwang". The World Game. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Hwang Ui-jo Emerges as Star Striker from Asian Games". 4 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Hwang Ui-jo's KFA Cup Record 성남 - 황의조".
  9. ^ "Hwang Ui-jo's K League Record".
  10. ^ "Hwang Ui-jo's official record of the national team".
  11. ^ "-아시안게임- 승우·희찬 연장전 골!골! 한국, 일본 꺾고 대회 2연패(종합)" (in Korean). Yonhap. 1 September 2018.
  12. ^ "황의조-장슬기, 2018 KFA 올해의 선수 영예" (in Korean). KFA. 18 December 2018.
  13. ^ 最優秀選手賞は家長 昭博選手(川崎F)が初受賞~同一クラブからの最優秀選手賞3年連続選出は初~【Jリーグアウォーズ】 (in Japanese). J.League. 18 December 2018.

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