Chinese Football Market Update | July 12

Chinese Football Update: By July 12

Chinese Super League–CSL

1. Date to start the league: July 25th

2. Main rules:

1) 5 subs Max in 3 times / game

2) Up to 2 foreign players when facing teams without foreign players

–Considering that there’re still many players that can’t manage to return before the new season

3) Teams to be relegated: 1.5

3. Transfer window:

Window 1: Jan 1st, 2020-Feb 28th, 2020

Window 2: July 2nd, 2020-July 29th, 2020

Window 3: Sept 1st, 2020-Sept 30th, 2020

4. Teams and groups:

Group A:

Guangzhou Evergrande, Jiangsu Suning, Shandong Luneng, Henan Jianye, Dalian Pro, Guangzhou R&F, Shanghai Shenhua, Shenzhen FC

— Location: Dalian City

Group B:

Beijing Guo’an, Shanghai SIPG, Wuhan Zall, Tianjin Teda, Chongqing Dangdai, Hebei CFFC, Qingdao Huanghai, Shijiazhuang Yongchang

— Location: Suzhou City

5. League Calendar:

Note: First stage–14 rounds

6.Jerseys of new season:

Row 1: Shandong Luneng, Wuhan Zall, Beijing Sinobo Guoan, Tianjin Teda

Row 2: Chongqing Dangdai, GZ Evergrande, GZ R&F, Dalian Pro

Row 3: Shanghai SIPG, Henan Jianye, Shanghai Shenhua, Jiangsu Suning

Row 4: Shenzhen FC, Hebei CFFC, SJZ Ever Bright, Qingdao Huanghai 

China League One and China League Two

1. Date to start the league: TBD

2. Main rules: TBD

3. Transfer window:

Window 1: Jan 1st, 2020-Feb 28th, 2020

Window 2: July 2nd, 2020-5 working days before the start of the league (TBD)

Window 3: TBD

Guangzhou Evergrande–Grand Stadium

Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club has changed the design scheme of the new stadium previously released, and the new design is more modern and has more impact from the visual point of view. At present, the scheme has been approved by the relevant departments of Guangzhou, and will soon enter the construction stage.

Shanghai Shenhua–Brand Upgrading

On July 9th, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC launched a new commercial brand “Blue Passion”.

“Shenhua” brand logo will focus on sports competition field, and “Blue Passion” brand logo will focus on commercial field. It will provide consumers with more choices, more stable high-quality and more international trend commodities from multiple directions, such as the development of tangible commodities and intangible commodities, the expansion of sports industry and the operation of players’ IP.

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