SCG Muangthong United have decided to officially release North Korean national player Ri Kwang Chon. The decision was made mutually and with the consent of both parties. SCG Muangthong wished Ri Kwang a successful career and thank him for his contribution to the club.
This opportunity will allow Ri Kwang to play at the next level with his national team.Ri Kwang spent two seasons with Muangthong United and during the first had condiderable playing time. As new foreign players were added to the club, especially with the arrival of Kim Dong Jin, Ri Kwang was getting less playing time.
The decision will afford Ri Kwang a chance to move his career forward. Ri Kwang played with North Korea in the 2012 World Cup, and he will return to play with his former club in Incheon. Muangthong United thanks Ri Kwang for his dedication and effort to the club.