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Chou Tai-ying

Personal information
Full nameChou Tai-ying (周台英)
Date of birthAugust 16, 1963(age 53)
Playing positionManager (former striker/midfielder)
Club information
Current clubN/a

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Chou Tai-ying ( , born August 16, 1963) is a Taiwanese female football (soccer) coach and former player. She is considered the most successful Taiwanese footballer so far. She was Chinese Taipei's key player in the 1980s and early 1990s, winning three AFC Women's Asian Cups (1977, 1979, 1981) and two OFC Women's Championships (1986, 1989). She was also one of the few Taiwanese players who have played for foreign professional clubs. In 1987, she joined a German football club (possibly TSV Siegen) and won two championships. She joined Shimizu F.C. Ladies of Japanese L. League in 1989, in which Shimizu F.C. Ladies won the first league season title and Chou herself scored 12 goals, making her the Golden Boot winner and member of Best XI. She retired from player career after 1994 Asian Games.

In 2005, Chou took over the head coach of Chinese Taipei women's national football team.

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