Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (centre) celebrates after winning the Chinese Super League in 2017. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
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The East Stand by Jonathan White

World Cup 2022: Chinese FA need to replace Marcello Lippi – ‘Big Phil’ Scolari offers more of the same

  • Italian World Cup winner walked away for a second time but will bosses make a bold decision or stick to what they know?
  • Former Brazil and Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari tops the list of names linked to top job

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Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (centre) celebrates after winning the Chinese Super League in 2017. Photo: AFP
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An exasperated Marcello Lippi reacts during the group A match between China and Syria. Photo: Xinhua

China at crossroads again as Marcello Lippi quits suddenly following shock World Cup loss to Syria

  • Italian World Cup winner leaves his post at the CFA for the second time
  • Lippi was one of the highest paid managers in the world
Topic |   Chinese Football Association (CFA)

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An exasperated Marcello Lippi reacts during the group A match between China and Syria. Photo: Xinhua
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