China is a country with a large population and lots of people in China love football. Professional football leagues are also held recently. A national football team can represent the level of the country’s football. Football fans throughout the country hope that the national team can be stronger and reach the international level. Therefore, China Cup International Football Championship has been held since 2017. There are four national teams competing in the competition for the first time, including China, Croatia, Iceland and Chile.
The 2018 “China Cup” will be held from March 22, 2018 to March 26. The four teams are Uruguay, Wales, Czech Republic and China national teams. According to the latest new, a few world-famous football stars will play the games, such as Luis Alberto Suarez, Edison Cavani, Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and so on. Marcello Lippi, who is the manager of China national team and the football future of this great country, said that the most excellent players would play the games of “China Cup”. In 2012, he became the coach Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club and helped the club win three successive titles of CFA Super League. In 2017, Lippi got the Globe Soccer award as a coach with stupendous victories. Before coming to China, Lippi took charge of Serie A club Juventus and the club won three Serie A titles and UEFA Champions League. He also led Inter Milan and Italy national team. Lippi helped the national team win the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Football fans will not miss this major sporting event.
As the supplier of China national team, Nike has been creating and providing the most innovative and the most comfortable football products for these national team players. It will fully support the football development in China.
China 2015 away football shirt was unveiled by Nike and Chinese Football Association for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. It is mainly white in color. A red stripe on the left from shoulder to the bottom of the shirt and the badge of CFA is printed on the chest. It features a modern V-neck collar and a red stripe on the right sleeve.
Nike Dri-Fit fabric can absorb sweat from skin quickly and keep athletes cool and dry. Besides, each Nike shirt is made from recycled polyester, which reduces the impact on environment, at the same time, shows the environmental awareness.
Hao Haidong is a former footballer who played for Bayi Football Club, Dalian Shide FC and Sheffield F.C. and for China national team. He helped Dalian Shide FC win C League, CFA Super Cup, CFA Cup and get the runner-up of Asian Cup Winners’ Cup in different years. In 1998, China national team got the third place of Asian Games with the aid of Hao Haidong. In 2004, the national team got the runner-up of AFC Asian Cup.
One of Chinese famous players, Hao Haidong also got some individual awards. He was named Chinese Football Association Player of the Year and Chinese Jia-A League Top goalscorer in 1997 and 1998. He and Sun Jihai, as Chinese footballer, were selected two of the 48 football legendary players by IFFHS in 2016.