Guus Hiddink has been sacked as manager of the China under-21 side. Photo: AFP Guus Hiddink has been sacked as manager of the China under-21 side. Photo: AFP
Guus Hiddink has been sacked as manager of the China under-21 side. Photo: AFP

Dutchman Guus Hiddink steps down after 12 months in charge of China under-21 football team

  • With four months left before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers, China are keen to replace the overseas coach with home talent
  • Hiddink fails to prove himself after China finished eighth in a youth international tournament in June

Topic |   Chinese Football Association (CFA)
Guus Hiddink has been sacked as manager of the China under-21 side. Photo: AFP Guus Hiddink has been sacked as manager of the China under-21 side. Photo: AFP
Guus Hiddink has been sacked as manager of the China under-21 side. Photo: AFP
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