Marcello Lippi looks on before the 2019 AFC Asian Cup match against South Korea. Photo: Xinhua

‘I’ll pick more naturalised players’: China boss Marcello Lippi casts net as widely as possible as he hopes to secure Qatar 2022 place

  • Italian World Cup winner open to including foreigners with five years in country or those overseas eligible because of family
  • Elkeson expected to become first player without any Chinese ancestry to represent the country when they play Maldives
Topic |   Chinese Football Association (CFA)

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Marcello Lippi looks on before the 2019 AFC Asian Cup match against South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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