Hallelujah FC

Full name Hallelujah Football Club
할렐루야 축구단
Nickname(s) Eagles
Founded 1980
Dissolved 1998

Hallelujah FC is a defunct South Korean football club. The club was officially founded in December 20, 1980 as the first professional football club in South Korea.[1] Their mascot was an eagle.


Hallelujah FC was founded by Choi Soon-young, president of the KFA at the time, in 1980. It consisted of Christian (Catholic or Protestant) footballers and coaches. Hallelujah FC won the inaugural Korea Super League title in 1983. After 1985, Hallelujah FC became an amateur club dedicated towards missionary work.[1]

Hallelujah FC was finally dissolved in August 1998 due to the Asian financial crisis.[1]


Domestic competitions


1st, gold medalist(s) Winners (1): 1983


Runners-up (5): 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998
Winners (1): 1988
Runners-up (1): 1994

Notable players

See also


  1. 1 2 3 "할렐루야의 고양시 입성이 불편한 이유". Kim Hyun-Hoi (in Korean). Nate. 24 August 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2012.

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