China's newly appointed national football team coach Marcello Lippi gestures during a press conference in Beijing on October 28, 2016. World Cup-winning Italian manager Marcello Lippi held first news conference on October 28 after his appointment as coach of China's struggling national football team. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS ASFOURI

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The Chinese Football Association want the Italian World Cup winner to introduce an entire football philosophy to the country

Topic |   2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying

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China's newly appointed national football team coach Marcello Lippi gestures during a press conference in Beijing on October 28, 2016. World Cup-winning Italian manager Marcello Lippi held first news conference on October 28 after his appointment as coach of China's struggling national football team. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS ASFOURI
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