South Korea's Ji Dong-won (left) fights for the ball against China's Zheng Zhi. Photo: AP South Korea's Ji Dong-won (left) fights for the ball against China's Zheng Zhi. Photo: AP
South Korea's Ji Dong-won (left) fights for the ball against China's Zheng Zhi. Photo: AP

2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying

Out in the cold: China coach Gao Hongbo drops veteran Zheng Zhi for key World Cup qualifiers

The 36-year-old Guangzhou Evergrande captain will miss next month’s games at home to Syria and away in Uzbekistan

Topic |   2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying
South Korea's Ji Dong-won (left) fights for the ball against China's Zheng Zhi. Photo: AP South Korea's Ji Dong-won (left) fights for the ball against China's Zheng Zhi. Photo: AP
South Korea's Ji Dong-won (left) fights for the ball against China's Zheng Zhi. Photo: AP
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