Italian Marcello Lippi guided Guangzhou Evergrande to an historic AFC Champions League triumph in 2013, making them the first Chinese side to lift the title. Photo: AP

World Cup-winning manager Marcello Lippi announces retirement following championship win

Italian announces Chinese champions will have a new manager next season following 1-1 draw which sealed third CSL title for Guangzhou Evergrande

 

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Italian Marcello Lippi guided Guangzhou Evergrande to an historic AFC Champions League triumph in 2013, making them the first Chinese side to lift the title. Photo: AP
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