China line-up for a family against Japan last December. The Asian Cup is the next big challenge for China, but how prepared will they be? Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

After yet another whacky move it’s time to ask: why can’t the Chinese Football Association stop shooting itself in the foot?

Enforced military service for ‘under-25’ players is just the latest in a series of moves by the CFA to patch it’s faltering development on the world stage

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China line-up for a family against Japan last December. The Asian Cup is the next big challenge for China, but how prepared will they be? Photo: EPA
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