Shandong Luneng fans hold up signs in their match against Jiangsu Suning in December. Photo: Xinhua Shandong Luneng fans hold up signs in their match against Jiangsu Suning in December. Photo: Xinhua
Shandong Luneng fans hold up signs in their match against Jiangsu Suning in December. Photo: Xinhua

AFC Champions League: Chinese Cup holders Shandong Luneng expelled from regional event over financial issues

  • The Chinese Super League side have had their club licence withdrawn by the AFC because of overdue payments and will not be able to compete this year
  • Shandong were meant to face Hong Kong’s Kitchee, Thailand’s Port FC and one other team in group J of the tournament

Topic |   Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
Shandong Luneng fans hold up signs in their match against Jiangsu Suning in December. Photo: Xinhua Shandong Luneng fans hold up signs in their match against Jiangsu Suning in December. Photo: Xinhua
Shandong Luneng fans hold up signs in their match against Jiangsu Suning in December. Photo: Xinhua
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