Lee Keun-ho is a South Korean football player who currently plays for Sangju Sangmu on loan from Ulsan Hyundai. In 2006 season, he was nominated as the Best Player in the R-League, the Korean reserves league for Incheon Reserves. Then, Daegu FC's manager Byun Byung-joo signed him at the beginning of 2007 season. In his first season, he came 7th in the top scorers chart, then came 5th in the 2008 season. In both seasons, he was top scoring South Korean in the league. During his two seasons at Daegu, he quickly became the fans' favourite, and was nicknamed "Silver Fox" due to his on the ball speed and agility.In April 2009, Lee signed for Júbilo Iwata, on a 9 months contract. He made 6 goals and 4 assists in his first 8 league games. In June 2010, he signed for 2008 AFC Champions League winners Gamba Osaka. The 2011 season was his best season, statistics wise, in the J. League Division 1, having scored 15 goals for Gamba Osaka at 32 matches. On 10 January 2012, Lee returned to K-League, signing for Ulsan Hyundai on a three-year deal. In his first season with the club, he won the AFC Champions League that was named as the tournament Most Valuable Player and also named as the Asian Footballer of the Year at the end of the year.
Lee Keun-ho (Men) and Aya Miyama (Women) are AFC Asian players of the Year!
The Asian Football Confederation hosted its annual awards at a glittering ceremony tonight with South Korean Lee Keun-ho becoming AFC Player of the Year and Japanese Aya Miyama becoming AFC Women’s Player of the Year.
Lee put in a series of except...