The Chinese Super League season is only a day old but already players are facing disciplinary action for violating the league’s anti-coronavirus measures. Hebei China Fortune forward Ricardo Goulart was pictured on Friday not wearing a face mask as he posed for pictures with fans. Although he was separated from the fans by a fence, the Brazilian-born Chinese national is set to be disciplined. Goulart became a naturalised citizen earlier this month but has reportedly not yet received Fifa approval to play for the national team. Xinhua reported that the 29-year-old, who joined Hebei on loan from champions Guangzhou Evergrande ahead of this season, is expected to be fined and warned rather than be suspended. The CFA had announced that teams violating the league’s “strict prevention measures” could be kicked out of the league. Chinese Super League 2020 – will the new format mean a new champion? Those measures include weekly Covid-19 tests for players, while all players and officials are confined to their hotel aside from matches and training sessions. Hebei kick off their season against Shijiazhuang Ever Bright in Suzhou on Sunday.