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Sports Teams and Clubs


Sports Teams and Clubs

AIRSOFT:
Korean Foreign Legion: KFL is continuation of the original airsoft group based in South Korea, catering for all non Korean players and/or enthusiasts. With its roots in dating back to July 2008, the team currently has a diverse roster of players coming from Australia, Canada, the USA, New Zealand, Kazakhstan and Greater Asia.Airsoft is a popular hobby in Korea and there are a lot of well established Korean teams playing regularly on Sundays all around Seoul, Gyeonggi-do and Incheon. Our priority is to give expat airsofters access to regular games, as part of an organised group. KFL is always actively seeking new members and players, so if you'd like to give airsoft a go and find out how exciting this game really is, contact us to get involved. Everyone is welcome.

BADMINTON CLUB:
Play badminton at Seoul Foreign School in Yonhi Dong every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9pm. It's a fun way to get some exercise as well as to meet other players. There is no longer a monthly fee. Players are asked to bring their raquette and shuttlecokcs. If interested in joining the group, contact Vincent at vincent.olivier@seoulforeign.org. For more information search for "SFS badminton" on FaceBook.(updated August 2015)

BALL HOCKEY:
Canada Ball Hockey Korea (CBHK) is a ball hockey league that plays every Sunday during the fall and spring at the Seoul Sports Complex Rink. Recruitment begins in August for the fall season and in February for the spring season. Games are every Sunday from 10-12, 12-2, 2-4, 4-6 and 6-8 except for Championship day which falls on the last Saturday of each season. Presently, there are 10 teams with a maximum of 130 people permitted to play in each season. Info: cbhk.info@gmail.com or visit the CBHK website. (updated August 2015)

CRICKET:
Cricket is played every Sunday from Sprint to autumn by the foreign community. For more information, check out the Korea Cricket Association.

FOOTBALL (AMERICAN):
The Warriors is an expat American football team that will be competing in the National Football League as of Fall 2011. There is also a Korean American Football Association that allows a maximum of 5 foreign players per team.  The 30+ Warrior team members meet once a week between April and June and then late August to November. Participation in the team costs about W500,000/year. Info: Warriors website and seoulfootball@gmail.com.

FOOTBALL/SOCCER:
There are a number of teams and leagues giving foreign residents many opportunities to play pick-up games, team games and/or tournaments. For more information on the leagues and some of the teams, see here. (updated July 2015)
Korean Foreigner Football League - Busan, Daegu, Pohang area
Seoul Saturday Soccer League (SSSL)
Seoul Sunday Football League

HANDBALL:
Sometime called Team Handball or Olympic Handball, Handball is a popular sport in South Korea and there are quite a few teams around.There are also expat teams that often organize friendly games against the Korean teams during evenings or weekends.Male or female players, beginners, intermediate or advanced players...everybody is weclome! Just email SEB at handballinkorea@gmail.com or visit this website or FB page.

HOCKEY: 
Incheon Iceholes is an amateur expats hockey team in Incheon. Established in 2001, the team plays Wednesday nights from 10pm to midnight at Seon-hak International Ice Rink in Seon-hak dong, Incheon. Contact the team via their FB page.
Daejeon Ice Hockey League is a mixed Korean and Expats amateur ice hockey team in Daejeon.RMT Chiefs is an amateur expat team in Seoul.Contact rmtchiefs@gmail.com.

HIKING:
The International Hikers Club meets every Saturday. For more info contact them at sihclub@gmail.com or check out K4E's What's Going On for info on the next hike. (info usually posted Thursdays, sometimes earlier). You can also join their Yahoo Group.

PAINTBALL:
DESPOT- Daegu Extreme Shooting, Paintball Outdoor Team is a small club of like minded people who love to go on mini, affordable adventures. DESPOT started out as Gumi Survival Paintball and branched out. Activities: airsoft, handgun shooting, clay pigeon shooting, zip lining, go carting, paintball and paragliding.  and regular paintball events . DESPOT runs "Hunter" style games in a forest. The group is a non-profit run by volunteers. Info: despotpaintball@yahoo.com or find them on FB.

RUGBY:
Seoul Survivors Rugby Club is composed of expat and military players. For more information on joining the club as well as match schedules, see their FB page. (updated July 2015)

WOMEN'S RUGBY:
Seoul Sisters Rugby Club
is a women's rugby club that trains at several pitches in Seoul. The Club was founded in May 2005 and now has a manager, an executive, and some dedicated coaches for its international team members. For more information and directions, visit the Seoul Sisters FB page

TOUCH RUBGY:
Touch Rugby for Adults
– if you’re interested in playing touch rugby or attending matches, check out the Korea Touch FB page  Regular games throughout the season at  Jamwon rugby pitch in Seoul (south river side between Hannam and Dongho bridges, to access drive between the Sinsa Middle School and Hyundai High School in Apgujeong and then drive underneath the Olympic Expressway to get to the riverside). Practice takes place Saturdays on the Jamwon rugby pitch. All players are welcome regardless of experience, age, and gender.

RUNNING:
Seoul Flyers Running Club is a mix of expats from many countries and Koreans. Members meet on either Saturday or Sunday mornings at 7AM to run together in Hangang Park at Ichon-dong. The group includes a broad range of running capabilities from beginners to intermediates and run different distances and paces. The website is in English

SOFTBALL:
Daegu Softball League, started 2007, is made of up 10 co-ed teams with 10 men, 3 women on each team. Players come from all over the world and Korea. The teams compete every Sunday from about 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM in local Daegu stadiums. Their season starts in March and ends in June with an award ceremony mid-late June, after Championship Sunday. Some tournaments in the fall as well. Player recruitment starts in February and players pay a W75,000 fee to help cover equipment, field time and other team/league costs.  Info: daegusoftball@groups.facebook.com. (updated August 2015)
 

TENNIS:
Seoul International Ladies Tennis League promotes competitive tennis and good sportsmanship. There are spring and fall leagues at three levels. Inquire at Seoul Club for more information: 02-2238-7666.



K4E Editor: The above information is in no way complete, so if you know of other teams/club/leagues or if any of the details given are inaccurate, please let us know at info@korea4expats.com.

Last Updated on 2015-12-10


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