LI Weifeng

Date of birth12 January 1978
Place of birthJilin
NationalityChinese
Weight95 kg
Height1.82 m
PositionDefender

As a young defender, LI Weifeng formed a good partnership at the heart of the Chinese national sides defence with FAN Zhiyi.

He played his club football at Shenzhen Keijan before attracting interest from Premier League club Southampton.

They did not persue their interest and Everton signed him on a year long loan deal after the World Cup Finals.

He is good in the air and on the ground possessing great pace. He is also a constant danger from set plays scoring three goals in World Cup qualification.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Shenzhen Keijan 15 Jul 2002
Everton 15 Jul 2002 12 May 2003 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Everton League Cup 1
2002-03 Everton Premier League 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Sep 2002 Southampton v Everton L 1-0 Premier League
01 Oct 2002 Wrexham v Everton W 0-3 League Cup 2nd round


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 China PR World Youth Cup 3
1997-98 China PR Asian Games 1
1
1998-99 China PR International Friendly 1
1999-00 China PR AFC Asian Cup 6
1
1
2000-01 China PR Cup of Ancient Civilisations 1
2000-01 China PR FIFA World Cup 5
1
2000-01 China PR International Friendly 2
2000-01 China PR Kings Cup 1
2000-01 China PR Shanghai Four Nations Tournament 1
2
2001-02 China PR Carlsberg Cup 2
2001-02 China PR FIFA World Cup 10
2
1
2001-02 China PR International Friendly 4
2002-03 China PR International Friendly 2
1
2003-04 China PR AFC Asian Cup 5
2
2003-04 China PR EAFF East Asian Cup 3
2003-04 China PR FIFA World Cup 3
2003-04 China PR International Friendly 2
2004-05 China PR FIFA World Cup 2
1
2004-05 China PR International Friendly 5
2005-06 China PR AFC Asian Cup 2
1
1
2005-06 China PR EAFF East Asian Cup 1
1
2005-06 China PR International Friendly 2
2006-07 China PR AFC Asian Cup 4
3
2006-07 China PR International Friendly 1
2007-08 China PR EAFF East Asian Cup 2
1
2007-08 China PR FIFA World Cup 6
1
2
2011-12 China PR FIFA World Cup 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Jun 1997 China PR v USA L 0-1 World Youth Cup Group C
19 Jun 1997 Ghana v China PR D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group C
22 Jun 1997 Republic of Ireland v China PR D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group C
10 Dec 1998 China PR v Oman W 6-1 Asian Games Group 3 2nd round
14 Mar 1999 China PR v Iran W 1-0 International Friendly
26 Jan 2000 China PR v Guam W 19-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group 9
03 Sep 2000 China PR v Iraq W 4-1 SHANGHAI FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT Final
13 Oct 2000 Korea Republic v China PR D 2-2 AFC Asian Cup Group B
16 Oct 2000 China PR v Indonesia W 4-0 AFC Asian Cup Group B
19 Oct 2000 China PR v Kuwait D 0-0 AFC Asian Cup Group B
23 Oct 2000 China PR v Qatar W 3-1 AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final
26 Oct 2000 China PR v Japan L 2-3 AFC Asian Cup Semi-final
29 Oct 2000 Korea Republic v China PR L 1-0 AFC Asian Cup 3rd place
17 Jan 2001 Egypt v China PR L 0-0 (2-3) CUP OF ANCIENT CIVILISATIONS
27 Jan 2001 USA v China PR L 2-1 International Friendly
12 Feb 2001 China PR v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
17 Feb 2001 Sweden v China PR L 3-0 KINGS CUP Final
28 Apr 2001 Maldives v China PR W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group 9
06 May 2001 Cambodia v China PR W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Asia group 9
13 May 2001 China PR v Indonesia W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group 9
20 May 2001 China PR v Cambodia W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group 9
27 May 2001 Indonesia v China PR W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Asia group 9
25 Aug 2001 China PR v United Arab Emirates W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
31 Aug 2001 Oman v China PR W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
07 Sep 2001 Qatar v China PR D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
15 Sep 2001 China PR v Uzbekistan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
27 Sep 2001 United Arab Emirates v China PR W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
07 Oct 2001 China PR v Oman W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
19 Oct 2001 Uzbekistan v China PR L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 2nd round group B
12 Feb 2002 HONG KONG League XI v China PR L 1-1 (3-4) CARLSBERG CUP
15 Feb 2002 China PR v Slovenia D 0-0 CARLSBERG CUP 3rd place
27 Apr 2002 Korea Republic v China PR D 0-0 International Friendly
11 May 2002 China PR v Thailand W 3-1 International Friendly
16 May 2002 China PR v Uruguay L 0-2 International Friendly
25 May 2002 China PR v Portugal L 0-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2002 China PR v Costa Rica L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
08 Jun 2002 Brazil v China PR L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
13 Jun 2002 Turkey v China PR L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
12 Feb 2003 China PR v Brazil D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Feb 2003 China PR v Estonia W 1-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2003 China PR v Chile D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Dec 2003 Japan v China PR L 2-0 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
07 Dec 2003 Korea Republic v China PR L 1-0 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
10 Dec 2003 China PR v Hong Kong W 3-1 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
18 Feb 2004 China PR v Kuwait W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 4
31 Mar 2004 Hong Kong v China PR W 0-10 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 4
01 Jun 2004 China PR v Hungary W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Jun 2004 China PR v Malaysia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 4
10 Jul 2004 China PR v United Arab Emirates D 2-2 International Friendly
17 Jul 2004 China PR v Bahrain D 2-2 AFC Asian Cup Group A
21 Jul 2004 China PR v Indonesia W 5-0 AFC Asian Cup Group A
25 Jul 2004 China PR v Qatar W 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Group A
30 Jul 2004 China PR v Iraq W 3-0 AFC Asian Cup Quarter-final
03 Aug 2004 China PR v Iran W 1-1 (4-3) AFC Asian Cup Semi-final
13 Oct 2004 Kuwait v China PR L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 4
17 Nov 2004 China PR v Hong Kong W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 4
26 Mar 2005 Spain v China PR L 3-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2005 Republic of Ireland v China PR L 1-0 International Friendly
19 Jun 2005 China PR v Costa Rica D 2-2 International Friendly
22 Jun 2005 China PR v Costa Rica W 2-0 International Friendly
31 Jul 2005 Korea Republic v China PR D 1-1 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
12 Oct 2005 Germany v China PR L 1-0 International Friendly
13 Nov 2005 China PR v Serbia and Montenegro L 0-2 International Friendly
22 Feb 2006 China PR v Palestine W 2-0 AFC Asian Cup Group E
01 Mar 2006 Iraq v China PR L 2-1 AFC Asian Cup Group E
16 Aug 2006 China PR v Singapore W 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Group E
06 Sep 2006 Singapore v China PR D 0-0 AFC Asian Cup Group E
27 Mar 2007 China PR v Uzbekistan W 3-1 International Friendly
10 Jul 2007 Malaysia v China PR W 1-5 AFC Asian Cup Group C
15 Jul 2007 China PR v Iran D 2-2 AFC Asian Cup Group C
21 Oct 2007 China PR v Myanmar W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round 1st leg
06 Feb 2008 Iraq v China PR D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 1
17 Feb 2008 China PR v Korea Republic L 2-3 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
20 Feb 2008 China PR v Japan L 0-1 EAFF East Asian Cup Final group
26 Mar 2008 China PR v Australia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 1
02 Jun 2008 Qatar v China PR D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 1
07 Jun 2008 China PR v Qatar L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 1
22 Jun 2008 Australia v China PR W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 1
02 Sep 2011 China PR v Singapore W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
06 Sep 2011 Jordan v China PR L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
11 Oct 2011 China PR v Iraq L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A
11 Nov 2011 Iraq v China PR L 1-0 FIFA World Cup AFC Asian qualifier
15 Nov 2011 Singapore v China PR W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.