Choi Yoo-ri will join So-hyun Cho in the Birmingham City Women’s team.
“Birmingham are delighted to announce the signing of Yuri Choi, who joins the club on a two-year contract with an option to extend. Yuri joins Birmingham on a two-year contract with an option for a one-year extension,” the club announced.
“Yuri joins from the Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels of the WK League. She scored eight goals in the 2022 season as the Red Angels won their 10th consecutive WK League title. Choi made her South Korean national team debut in 2014 and scored nine goals. She appeared in all three group stage matches at the recent Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand.”
In the 2015 WK League Draft, Choi was selected sixth overall by Busan Merchants (now Mungyeong Merchants). However, Choi’s refusal to join the team caused controversy. This resulted in a two-year ban on player registration. In the end, Choi spent a year without a team, and after discussions, he wore the jersey of Daejeon Sports (now Sejong Sports).
Choi showed good scoring ability at Sportsoto and was transferred to Hyundai Steel in 2021. At Hyundai Steel, she was a force in the offense. In her first season, she faced Gyeongju Hansuwon in the championship match. Choi scored the game-winning goal in the second leg and was named MVP. Last season, she scored 10 goals to lead Hyundai to the title, which they won for the 10th time in a row.
Choi Yuri made her A-Match debut against Switzerland at the 2014 Cyprus Cup. Her debut goal came against Thailand in the group stage of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, and she now has nine goals in 51 A-match appearances. Choi was named to the final roster for the Women’s World Cup Australia-New Zealand 2023, her first World Cup appearance. She played in all three group stage matches.
A flanker, Choi has the ability to play up front as well. She has a good kick and can be devastating in attacking situations. Choi has played exclusively in South Korea. Her move to Birmingham was her first time 토토사이트 playing abroad. It will be interesting to see if she can show the same quality she showed in Korea. In addition, Cho So-hyun also joined Birmingham.
Meanwhile, Choi Yuri will be a late addition to Birmingham. Choi has been selected by Colin Bell’s women’s team for the Hangzhou Asian Games. The team will depart for China on Sept. 19 and open their group stage campaign against Myanmar on Sept. 22. The Korean women’s team will be paired with Myanmar, the Philippines and Hong Kong.