Cai Huikang

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Cai Huikang
蔡慧康
Personal information
Full nameCai Huikang
Date of birth (1989-10-10) 10 October 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Shanghai, China
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Shanghai SIPG
Number 6
Youth career
2000–2005 Genbao Football Academy
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2006– Shanghai SIPG 302 (10)
National team
2014– China 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 1 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 December 2019
Cai Huikang
Chinese 蔡慧康

Cai Huikang (Chinese :蔡慧康; pinyin :Cài Huìkāng; born 10 October 1989) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays for Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese Super League.

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Club career

Cai Huikang started his football career when he joined the Genbao Football Academy in 2000 and was promoted to Shanghai SIPG's first team during the 2006 season. He became a regular as Shanghai won promotion to the second tier in the 2007 season. He scored his first goal for the club on 18 April 2008 in a 1-1 draw against Beijing Hongdeng. [1] He lost his starting role during the 2011 season and was linked with a move to Guangdong Sunray Cave at the end of the season. [2] Cai decided to stay at the club and appeared in 29 league matches in the 2012 season as Shanghai won the second tier league title and was subsequently promoted to the top flight.

International career

Cai made his debut for the Chinese national team on 18 June 2014 in a 2-0 win against Macedonia. [3]

Career statistics

Club statistics

As of 1 December 2019 [4]
Club performanceLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalOthersTotal
SeasonClubLeagueAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
China PRLeague FA Cup CSL Cup Asia Others1Total
2006 Shanghai SIPG China League Two ----
2007----
2008 China League One 221----221
2009 232----232
2010 200----200
2011 16010---170
2012 29120---311
2013 Chinese Super League 30000---300
2014 27000---270
2015 27120---291
2016 27120-90-381
2017 28070-120-470
2018 27241-80-393
2019 26220-9010382
TotalChina PR30210201003801036111

1Other tournaments include Chinese FA Super Cup.

International statistics

National team
YearAppsGoals
201470
201590
201620
201720
201810
Total210

Honours

Club

Shanghai SIPG

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References

  1. 职业生涯首球蔡慧康谢运气 叹球队没达理想结果 at 163.com 2008-04-19 Retrieved 2013-02-22 (in Chinese)
  2. 东亚后腰组合经历人生低潮 感慨失去过才更珍惜 at sohu.com 2013-02-01 Retrieved 2013-02-22 (in Chinese)
  3. "热身赛-佩兰首秀于汉超高迪破门 国足2-0马其顿". xinhuanet.com. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  4. 蔡慧康 at sodasoccer.com. Retrieved 2015-11-01 (in Chinese)
  5. "中甲积分榜:上海夺冠卓尔获亚军 东进八喜降级". sports.sina.com.cn. 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2019-08-06.