Ri Yong-jik

Ri Yong-jik
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-02-08) February 8, 1991
Place of birth Osaka, Japan
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
V-Varen Nagasaki
Number 7
Youth career
2010–2011 Osaka University of Commerce
2011–2012 Tokushima Vortis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Tokushima Vortis 6 (1)
2015– V-Varen Nagasaki 27 (3)
National team
2015– North Korea 5 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 January 2015
Ri Yong-jik
Chosŏn'gŭl 리영직
Hancha 李榮直
Revised Romanization I Yeongjik
McCune–Reischauer Ri Yŏngjik
This is a Korean name; the family name is Ri.

Ri Yong-jik (李栄直, born 8 February 1991) is a North Korean international football player who plays for V-Varen Nagasaki.[1][2][3]


Ri received a red card in a game against Saudi Arabia national football team.

Club statistics

Updated to 23 February 2016.[4]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2013Tokushima VortisJ2 League100010
2014J1 League51103091
2015V-Varen NagasakiJ2 League27311284
Total 3342130385


  1. "Saudi Arabia beat DPRK 4-1 keeps quarter-final hopes alive". english.cntv.cn. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  2. "Football - China, North Korea make changes for Asian Cup clash". .eurosport.yahoo.com. 18 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  3. "李栄直:V・ファーレン長崎:Jリーグ.jp". jleague.jp. Retrieved 2016-09-12.
  4. Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 179 out of 289)
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