Li Tie shouts instructions to his players while in charge of China during the EAFF E-1 Championship match against South Korea. Photo: EPA
Li Tie shouts instructions to his players while in charge of China during the EAFF E-1 Championship match against South Korea. Photo: EPA

Li Tie front-runner to replace Marcello Lippi as China head coach, with Li Xiaopeng and Wang Baoshan also in the mix

  • The Wuhan Zall coach led China to their only victory, over Hong Kong, in the EAFF Championship in Busan last week
  • The former Everton midfielder is favoured by the Chinese Football Association over the other two candidates, mainland reports say

Li Tie shouts instructions to his players while in charge of China during the EAFF E-1 Championship match against South Korea. Photo: EPA
Li Tie shouts instructions to his players while in charge of China during the EAFF E-1 Championship match against South Korea. Photo: EPA
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