Hong Kong fans turn their backs during the Chinese national anthem, other fans booed, but the Chinese government could force the SAR to enact its laws on disrespecting the national anthem. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong fans turn their backs during the Chinese national anthem, other fans booed, but the Chinese government could force the SAR to enact its laws on disrespecting the national anthem. Photo: Reuters
Simon Chadwick
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Chadwick

Booing fans and failing teams hint at China’s football future after a year of ‘irrational investments’ and underachievement

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Hong Kong fans turn their backs during the Chinese national anthem, other fans booed, but the Chinese government could force the SAR to enact its laws on disrespecting the national anthem. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong fans turn their backs during the Chinese national anthem, other fans booed, but the Chinese government could force the SAR to enact its laws on disrespecting the national anthem. Photo: Reuters
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