Chinese Football Market Update | Aug 12

Chinese Football Update: By Aug 12

Chinese Super League–CSL

1. 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

2. 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

3. Table:

Note: First stage–14 rounds

4. Shenzhen FC:

On Aug 11, Shenzhen City Football Club has agreed with Roberto Donadoni that he and his coaching staff will no longer coach The shenzhen Kaisao Football Club.

Shenzhen Football Club spent a lot of money on team building ahead of this season and the media is widely expected to make a strong showing in the new Chinese Super League season. But It ended with 1W and 3L in the first four rounds.

The club has officially announced assistant coach Xiaorui ZHANG as acting head coach.

China League One

1. Date to start the league: 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. Teams and groups:

Grouping to be decided. 

Group A:

Teams TBD

— Location: Chengdu, Sichuan

Group B:

Beijng BSU, Shaanxi Chang’an Athletic, Meizhou Hakka, Nantong Zhiyun, Xinjiang Leopard, Liaoning Shenyang Urban

— Location: Meizhou, Guangdong

Group C:

Teams TBD

— Location: Jiangsu Province

According to reports.

4. 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

The U19 National team will most likely to participate in C2L in the new season. While the reserve team of CSL clubs have basically decided not to participate in China League Two.

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