1983 K League

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The 1983 Korean Super League was the first ever season of the K League, the top football league in South Korea. A total of five teams participated in the league. Two of them were professional teams (Hallelujah FC and Yukong Elephants), and three of them were semi-professional teams (Pohang Steelworks, Daewoo Royals and Kookmin Bank). Each founding member had its mascot: eagle, elephant, dolphin, royal (crown) and magpie.[1]

Super League
Season1983
Dates8 June – 25 September 1983
ChampionsHallelujah FC
(1st title)
Matches played40
Goals scored107 (2.68 per match)
Best PlayerPark Sung-hwa
Top goalscorerPark Yoon-ki
(9 goals)
Best goalkeeperCho Byung-deuk
Highest scoringHallelujah FC 3–3 Yukong Elephants
(14 May 1983)
Daewoo Royals 3–3 Hallelujah FC
(26 June 1983)
Yukong Elephants 2–4 Pohang Steelworks
(25 August 1983)
Longest winning run3 matches
Pohang Steelworks
Longest unbeaten run7 matches
Daewoo Royals
Hallelujah FC
Longest winless run6 matches
Kookmin Bank
Longest losing run5 matches
Kookmin Bank
1984

The season began on 8 May and ended on 25 September. It was played in two stages: the first stage was held in five cities (Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Jeonju, and Daejeon), and the second stage was held in nine cities (including Gwangju, Chuncheon, Masan, and Andong).

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hallelujah FC (C) 16 6 8 2 28 20 +8 20
2 Daewoo Royals 16 6 7 3 21 14 +7 19
3 Yukong Elephants 16 5 7 4 26 22 +4 17
4 Pohang Steelworks 16 6 4 6 21 21 0 16
5 Kookmin Bank 16 3 2 11 11 30 −19 8
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion.

Positions by matchdayEdit

Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920
Hallelujah FC11122422223322222211
Daewoo Royals14231111111111111122
Yukong Elephants12313243334444444433
Pohang Steelworks12444234442233333344
Kookmin Bank55555555555555555555
Source: K League

ResultsEdit

Seoul SeriesEdit

Hallelujah FC1–1Yukong Elephants
Park Chang-sun   70' Report Park Yoon-ki   23'
Attendance: 22,420

Daewoo Royals1–1Pohang Steelworks
Lee Chun-seok   55' Report Lee Kil-yong   47'
Attendance: 22,420

Kookmin Bank0–3Hallelujah FC
Report Park Sang-in   27'34'
Park Sung-hwa   38'
Attendance: 11,630

Pohang Steelworks1–1Yukong Elephants
Lee Kil-yong   84' Report Kim Seok-won   4'
Attendance: 11,630

Busan SeriesEdit

Hallelujah FC3–3Yukong Elephants
Kim Hyun-bok   25'
Park Sung-hwa   40'
Oh Seok-jae   81'
Report Park Yoon-ki   32'75'
Kim Gang-nam   58'
Attendance: 23,472

Kookmin Bank0–2Daewoo Royals
Report Lee Tae-ho   13'
Lee Chun-seok   18'
Attendance: 23,472

Yukong Elephants1–0Kookmin Bank
Shin Mun-seon   28' Report
Attendance: 23,810

Pohang Steelworks1–1Daewoo Royals
Lee Kil-yong   55' Report Lee Chun-seok   87'
Attendance: 23,810

Daegu SeriesEdit

Daewoo Royals3–0Kookmin Bank
Lee Chun-seok   21'
Byun Byung-joo   22'
Chung Hae-won   82'
Report
Attendance: 25,120

Hallelujah FC2–2Pohang Steelworks
Park Sung-hwa   34'
Kim Jung-hee   79'
Report Choi Soon-ho   25'
Lee Kil-yong   65'
Attendance: 25,120

Yukong Elephants0–0Daewoo Royals
Report
Attendance: 22,199

Pohang Steelworks1–0Kookmin Bank
Choi Soon-ho   75' Report
Attendance: 22,199

Jeonju SeriesEdit

Yukong Elephants1–2Daewoo Royals
Kang Shin-woo   89' (o.g.) Report Lee Chun-seok   18'
Lee Tae-ho   59'
Attendance: 20,412

Hallelujah FC1–1Kookmin Bank
Lee Kang-seok   40' Report Kim Ki-hyo   66'
Attendance: 20,412

Daewoo Royals3–3Hallelujah FC
Chung Hae-won   3'
Lee Tae-ho   67'
Cho Kwang-rae   75'
Report Kim Hyun-bok   38'
Oh Seok-jae   39'
Park Sang-in   73'
Attendance: 22,275

Kookmin Bank1–0Pohang Steelworks
Shin Dong-cheol   14' Report
Attendance: 22,275

Daejeon SeriesEdit

Yukong Elephants4–0Pohang Steelworks
Lee Kang-jo   54'
Kim Yong-se   71'
Lee Jang-soo   76'87'
Report
Attendance: 25,510

Daewoo Royals0–1Hallelujah FC
Report Oh Pil-hwan   23'
Attendance: 25,510

Yukong Elephants0–1Kookmin Bank
Report Lee Tae-hee   54' (pen.)
Attendance: 27,011

Hallelujah FC0–1Pohang Steelworks
Report Kim Hee-chul   22'
Attendance: 27,011

Seoul Series 2Edit

Yukong Elephants2–4Pohang Steelworks
Lee Jang-soo   7'73' Report Kim Hee-chul   3'74'88'
Choi Sang-kuk   14'
Attendance: 21,046

Kookmin Bank1–2Daewoo Royals
Lee Bu-yeol   24' Report Chung Hae-won   34'58'
Attendance: 21,046

Andong SeriesEdit

Hallelujah FC2–2Yukong Elephants
Lee Jung-il   32'82' Report Kim Seok-won   6'
Lee Kang-jo   57'
Attendance: 22,905

Pohang Steelworks4–0Kookmin Bank
Choi Sang-kuk   35'
Lee Kil-yong   61'64'
Choi Chang-soo   76'
Report
Attendance: 22,905

Daegu Series 2Edit

Hallelujah FC3–0Kookmin Bank
Oh Seok-jae   65'
Park Sang-in   86'
Choi Jong-duk   89'
Report
Attendance: 15,888

Pohang Steelworks0–2Daewoo Royals
Report Cho Kwang-rae   65'
Lee Chun-seok   75'
Attendance: 15,888

Busan Series 2Edit

Yukong Elephants1–4Kookmin Bank
Lee Jang-soo   38' Report Lim Seok-hyun   5'39'
Kim Soo-kil   7'66'
Attendance: 20,376

Daewoo Royals1–1Hallelujah FC
Hyun Ki-ho   50' Report Lee Kang-seok   43'
Attendance: 20,376

Gwangju SeriesEdit

Kookmin Bank1–1Daewoo Royals
Kim Soo-gil   53' Report Lee Chun-seok   67'
Attendance: 22,252

Yukong Elephants2–0Pohang Steelworks
Kim Seok-won   42'
Kim Hyung-nam   55' (o.g.)
Report
Attendance: 22,252

Seoul Series 3Edit

Pohang Steelworks3–1Kookmin Bank
Kim Hee-chul   8'
Kim Wan-soo   57'75'
Report Lee Tae-Yeop   77'
Attendance: 10,007

Yukong Elephants2–2Hallelujah FC
Park Yoon-ki   25'56' Report Park Chang-sun   8'
Kim Jung-hee   22'
Attendance: 10,007

Chuncheon SeriesEdit

Pohang Steelworks0–1Daewoo Royals
Report Lee Chun-seok   5'

Hallelujah FC1–0Kookmin Bank
Oh Seok-jae   72' Report

Seoul Series 4Edit

Yukong Elephants2–1Daewoo Royals
Kim Yong-se   10'
Park Yoon-ki   14'
Report Min Byung-wook   69'
Attendance: 13,482

Hallelujah FC2–3Pohang Steelworks
Oh Pil-hwan   42'
Park Chang-sun   46'
Report Cho Tae-chun   19'
Lee Kil-yong   23'
Kim Kyung-ho   51'
Attendance: 13,482

Hallelujah FC2–1Daewoo Royals
Oh Seok-jae   16'
Lee Jung-il   66'
Report Yoo Tae-mok   46' (pen.)
Attendance: 21,366

Yukong Elephants4–1Kookmin Bank
Lee Jang-soo   37'
Park Yoon-ki   73'83'86'
Report Lim Seok-hyun   51'
Attendance: 21,366

Masan SeriesEdit

Hallelujah FC1–0Pohang Steelworks
Oh Seok-jae   80' Report
Attendance: 32,617

Yukong Elephants0–0Daewoo Royals
Report
Attendance: 32,617

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals Apps
1   Park Yoon-ki Yukong Elephants 9 14
2   Lee Chun-seok Daewoo Royals 8 16
3   Lee Kil-yong Pohang Steelworks 7 13
4   Lee Jang-soo Yukong Elephants 6 10
  Oh Seok-jae Hallelujah FC 16
6   Kim Hee-chul Pohang Steelworks 5 13
7   Chung Hae-won Daewoo Royals 4 13
  Park Sang-in Hallelujah FC 16
9 7 players 3

AwardsEdit

Single awards[2]
Award Player Club
Most Valuable Player   Park Sung-hwa Hallelujah FC
Top goalscorer   Park Yoon-ki Yukong Elephants
Top assist provider   Park Chang-sun Hallelujah FC
Manager of the Year   Ham Heung-chul Hallelujah FC
Best Goalkeeper   Cho Byung-deuk Hallelujah FC
Exemplary Award   Lee Chun-seok Daewoo Royals
Fighting Spirit Award   Lee Kang-jo Yukong Elephants
Best XI[2]
Position Player Club
Goalkeeper   Cho Byung-deuk Hallelujah FC
Defenders   Park Sung-hwa Hallelujah FC
  Kim Chul-soo Pohang Steelworks
  Chang Woe-ryong Daewoo Royals
  Lee Kang-jo Yukong Elephants
Midfielders   Cho Kwang-rae Daewoo Royals
  Park Chang-sun Hallelujah FC
Forwards   Park Yoon-ki Yukong Elephants
  Kim Yong-se Yukong Elephants
  Lee Kil-yong Pohang Steelworks
  Lee Chun-seok Daewoo Royals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 蹴球슈퍼리그 마스코트 확정. Naver.com (in Korean). 20 April 1983. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b 할렐루야 元年 우승. Naver.com (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. 27 September 1983. Retrieved 15 December 2020.

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