Sin Jin Ho is a midfielder for Incheon United who he has recently signed for from Pohang Steelers.
Jin Ho has been one of the best midfielders in the K League of the past few seasons.
He’s played for a number of clubs in his career, mainly in the K League in South Korea but also spent some time in the Qatar league back in 2014.
Jin Ho is a talented midfielder who has fantastic creativity skills and is often top of the assist’s leaderboard within his team. He also likes a shot at goal although mostly long range efforts. Usually found in the centre of the midfield he sees a lot of the ball and has a high number of passes during a match, a lot of them accurate too. He also chips in defensibly with plenty of interceptions and tackles.
Despite his talents Jin Ho hasn’t represented his country on the international stage.
Sin Jin Ho was born 7th September 1988.
He started his career in the 2011/13 season for Pohang Steelers in the K league making 90 appearances and scoring 6 goals.
He then spent some time in the Qatar leagues with clubs Qatar SC, Al Sailiya SC and Emirates Club between 2013 and 2015 before returning to Pohang Steelers in 2015.
After returning to Pohang he had 34 appearances and scored 6 goals before moving to FC Seoul, who as also in the K League in 2016. Jin Ho made 12 appearances for Seoul and scored 2 goals.
He then spent some time in the K League 2 to complete his military service with Gimcheaon Sangmu between 2016 and 2017. He made 70 appearances, scouting 2 and assisting 2 before returning to FC Seoul for the 2018 season.
On his return to FC Seoul Jin Ho was really starting to mature as a footballer and made 68 appearances, scoring 4 and assisting 8. He then moved to Ulsan Hyundai in 2019 who are one of the top teams in the K League. Jin Ho spent 2 seasons in Ulsan making 70 appearances, scoring 3 and assisting 11.
Jin Ho then played 2 seasons with Pohang Steelers in the 21–22 seasons and named captain. He made 68 appearances, scored 6 and assisted 18.
Unable to agree a new contract with Pohang Jin Ho made a surprise move to Incheon United in 2023.
Jin Ho was one of the best midfielders to have in your Asia line-ups in the 2022 season, and he should be another good addition to your team for his new club Incheon United and should be taking most of thee set pieces for his new club and will be one of their best players. Let’s see how he gets on at his new club, but I wouldn’t write him off, you have been warned.