Chinese students take part in a soccer class at a middle school in Hangzhou in east China’s Zhejiang province. Photo: AP

China’s plan to become a soccer power is a serious goal

The sport’s reigning powers may not take China’s ambitions seriously, but if the game can rid itself of corruption they may have good reason to change their view

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Chinese students take part in a soccer class at a middle school in Hangzhou in east China’s Zhejiang province. Photo: AP
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