Li Xiaopeng has been named as the new coach of the China national team. Photo: AP
Li Xiaopeng has been named as the new coach of the China national team. Photo: AP

Li Xiaopeng facing host of problems as China coach, with domestic upheaval just one hurdle to overcome in push for World Cup spot

  • Former Shandong Luneng boss handed unenviable task of guiding national team for remainder of qualifying campaign
  • With only top two in Group B qualifying, China’s best hopes lie in somehow chasing down third-placed Australia and capturing a place in the playoff rounds

Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2022
Li Xiaopeng has been named as the new coach of the China national team. Photo: AP
Li Xiaopeng has been named as the new coach of the China national team. Photo: AP
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