Soccer fans beat a black football which symbolises dark Chinese football industry as they protest outside a stadium in downtown Wuhan city in 2008. Despite a clampdown on corruption since then, problems still remain. Photo: EPA

Why glamorous big-money signings won’t be enough to fix Chinese football’s corruption problems

Fears remain that the ‘black ball’ could return despite influx of cash into the league

Topic |   Chinese Super League 2016
Soccer fans beat a black football which symbolises dark Chinese football industry as they protest outside a stadium in downtown Wuhan city in 2008. Despite a clampdown on corruption since then, problems still remain. Photo: EPA
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