North Korean star Choe Myong-ho included in Cambodia All Star squad to face Laos All Star

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The midfielder will feature in a friendly game between a team of Cambodian League players (dubbed All Star) and Lao Premier League players ( All Star), sources confirmed.

has started the 2016 season very brightly, scoring 6 goals in 3 matches for National Defense Ministry FC. He is currently the joint top-scorer, along with Boeung Ket Angkor’s Chan Vathanaka.

Choe was one of the first North Korean players to play for a club abroad when he joined Krylia Sovetov Samara in the Russian Premier League in 2006.

After spent three seasons playing for the Russian club, he returned to to play for Pyongyang City SC, before joining National Defense Ministry FC earlier this year.

Choe also represented North Korea national football team, and was a member of his country’s U-17 team taking part in the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship and the 2006 AFC U-17 Championship. He was selected as the 2005 AFC Youth Player of the Year.

A skillful and talented midfielder, Choe’s style of play drew comparisons to that of the Brazilian Ronaldo, earning him the nickname “North Korean Ronaldo”.