Chinese Football Market Update | Aug 3

Chinese Football Update: By Aug 3

Chinese Super League–CSL

1. 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

2) Teams to be relegated: 1.5

–Promotion and relegation play-off between the penultimate of C1L and second place of The Chinese Super League

2. 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

3. 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

4. League Calendar:

Note: First stage–14 rounds

China League One

1. Date to start the league: Late August – Early Sept

2. 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

3. Newly signed foreign players:

1) Sichuan UBtech

Name: Nemanja Vidic

Date of birth/Age: Aug 6, 1989 (30)

Place of birth: Jugoslawien (SFR)Zemun

Citizenship: SerbiaSerbia

Height: 1,89 m

Position: Centre-Back

Name: Jules Iloki

Date of birth/Age: Jan 14, 1992 (28)

Place of birth: FranceParis

Citizenship: FranceFrance

Height: 1,72 m

Position: Right Midfield

2) Kunshan FC

Name: Bruno Pirri

Date of birth/Age: May 12, 1992 (28)

Place of birth: BrazilOsvaldo Cruz

Citizenship: BrazilBrazil

Height: 1,86 m

Position: Centre-Back

3) Jiangxi Liansheng

Name: Junior Tobi

Date of birth/Age: Jul 20, 1995 (25)

Place of birth: Cote d’IvoireAkakro Dabou

Citizenship: Cote d’IvoireCote d’Ivoire

Height: 1,72 m

Position: Forward

China League Two

CFA officially announced the U19 National team will participate in C2L in the new season.

Registered agents in CFA

By July, 2020

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