1989 K League

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The 1989 Korean Professional Football League was the seventh season of K League since its establishment in 1983. The Korean Professional Football Committee was merged into the Korea Football Association again in March 1989.[1]

Korean Professional Football League
Season1989
Dates25 March – 28 October 1989
ChampionsYukong Elephants
(1st title)
Asian Club ChampionshipWithdrew
Cup Winners' CupDaewoo Royals
Matches played120
Goals scored275 (2.29 per match)
Best PlayerNoh Soo-jin
Top goalscorerCho Keung-yeon
(20 goals)
Best goalkeeperCha Sang-kwang
Highest scoringHyundai Horang-i 3–4 POSCO Atoms
(21 October 1989)
1988
1990

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Yukong Elephants (C) 40 17 15 8 51 40 +11 49
2 Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso 40 15 17 8 53 40 +13 47
3 Daewoo Royals 40 14 14 12 44 44 0 42 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup[a]
4 POSCO Atoms 40 13 14 13 49 50 −1 40
5 Ilhwa Chunma 40 6 21 13 44 52 −8 33
6 Hyundai Horang-i 40 7 15 18 34 49 −15 29
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion.
  1. ^ Qualified as champions of the Korean National Football Championship.

AwardsEdit

Single awards[2][3]
Award Player Club
Most Valuable Player   Noh Soo-jin Yukong Elephants
Top goalscorer   Cho Keung-yeon POSCO Atoms
Top assist provider   Lee Heung-sil POSCO Atoms
Rookie of the Year   Ko Jeong-woon Ilhwa Chunma
Manager of the Year   Kim Jung-nam Yukong Elephants
Best Goalkeeper   Cha Sang-kwang Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
Fighting Spirit Award   Cho Keung-yeon POSCO Atoms
Exemplary Award   Kang Jae-soon Hyundai Horang-i
Best XI[2]
Position Player Club
Goalkeeper   Cha Sang-kwang Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
Defenders   Lim Jong-heon Ilhwa Chunma
  Cho Yoon-hwan Yukong Elephants
  Choi Yun-kyum Yukong Elephants
  Lee Young-ik Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
Midfielders   Lee Heung-sil POSCO Atoms
  Cho Duck-je Daewoo Royals
  Kang Jae-soon Hyundai Horang-i
Forwards   Yoon Sang-chul Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
  Cho Keung-yeon POSCO Atoms
  Noh Soo-jin Yukong Elephants

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 축구協-프로축구委 통합 합의. Naver.com (in Korean). Dong-A Ilbo. 4 March 1989. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b 프로축구 개인賞선정 최우수선수에 魯壽珍. Naver.com (in Korean). Dong-A Ilbo. 15 December 1989. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  3. ^ '89프로축구 油公 頂上헹가래. Naver.com (in Korean). Kyunghyang. 30 October 1989. Retrieved 9 January 2021.

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