Chonbuk Buffalo

Chonbuk Buffalo
Full name Chonbuk Buffalo Football Club
Founded 1994
Dissolved 1994
Ground Jeonju Stadium
Ground Capacity 30,000 Seats
League K-League
1994 Season 7th

Chonbuk Buffalo was a South Korean professional football club. based in Jeonbuk. Chonbuk was Jeonbuk's romanization before 2000 in Korea. Lasting only one year in the K-League, the club was the predecessor to Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. However, as officially K-League considers Chonbuk Buffalo a defunct club,[1] Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors can't include Jeonbuk Buffalo's history and statistics.

Predecessor of Chonbuk Buffalo was established in January 1993 as Wansan Puma FC. Wansan is the old name of Jeonju in Chonbuk. Wansan Puma was scheduled to join the 1993 season of K-League, but was postponed for one year due to draft boycott.

In 1994, Wansan Puma changed its name to Chonbuk Buffalo. Their one and only season in 1994 saw them gather only 14 points from their 30 matches, winning just three times and finishing last, before the club folded.


Name Nat From To Record
Kim Ki-Bok South Korea December 1993 October 1994 365526

Kit supplier


  1. 현대 스포츠 대부 나서려나 (in Korean). The Hankyoreh. November 25, 1994.

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