Sohyun Cho leaves Tottenham Hotspur Wimmin for a new challenge.
Birmingham City Women announced on the club’s website on the 15th (KST), “We are pleased to announce the signing of Sohyun Cho. “We are delighted to announce the signing of Sohyun Cho on a one-year contract with the possibility of a one-year extension,” the club said in an official statement.
“Jo So Hyun made 35 appearances in 18 months with Tottenham Hotspur Women in the Women’s Super League. She joined Tottenham Women on loan in January 2021 and prior to that spent 18 months with West Ham Women. She also played full-time in the Women’s FA Cup Final.”
“With 148 caps, Cho is tied with Ji So-yeon for the most appearances for the South Korean national team. She has participated in three FIFA Women’s World Cups and recently scored against Germany in the final Group H match of the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia-New Zealand. With the Hyundai Steel Red Angels, she was named the 2015 Korean Football Association (KFA) Footballer of the Year. We are delighted to welcome her to Birmingham.”
Cho is a living legend of South Korean women’s soccer. Cho was drafted first overall in the 2009 WK League Draft and played for Suwon FC W. She later moved to Incheon Hyundai Steel. She later moved to Incheon Hyundai Steel and was loaned out to INAC Kobe Leonessa, where she gained international experience. He then joined Avalsnes in Norway to challenge himself on the European stage. Cho became the first South Korean player to play for the Norwegian club.
After just one season in Norway, Cho broke into the big leagues. Her move to West Ham made her the second Korean woman in English women’s soccer history, joining Ji So-yeon. Cho has been a mainstay for the Hammers. She played the full game against Man City in the 2019 Women’s FA Cup final. Although they finished as runners-up, it was the first final for the club since its inception.
After a good run at West Ham, Cho moved to Tottenham. His first season was spent on loan, but his performances earned him a full transfer. Afterward, he did not re-sign with Spurs and became a free agent. He signed with Birmingham to continue his career in England.
Cho is a South Korean national team legend. In the 16 years since he joined the national team in 2007, he has competed at World Cups, Olympic qualifiers, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup, and the Asian Games. Together with Ji So-yeon, she is the most capped player with 148 A-match appearances. She served as captain from 2011 to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. Most recently, she was in charge of the midfield at the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.바카라사이트
Cho is a defensive midfielder with a strong physical presence. As her nickname Jotuso suggests, she plays tough in the center of the field. Her mid-range shots also come in handy, making her a great addition to the offense. She scored a goal against Germany in the third group game of the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia-New Zealand.