China's Brazilian-born forward Elkeson, known as Ai Kesen in Chinese, celebrates with a Chinese national flag after a Fifa World Cup Qatar qualifying win over Maldives. Photo: AFP China's Brazilian-born forward Elkeson, known as Ai Kesen in Chinese, celebrates with a Chinese national flag after a Fifa World Cup Qatar qualifying win over Maldives. Photo: AFP
China's Brazilian-born forward Elkeson, known as Ai Kesen in Chinese, celebrates with a Chinese national flag after a Fifa World Cup Qatar qualifying win over Maldives. Photo: AFP

Qatar 2022 World Cup: China boss Li Tie says ‘no limit’ on naturalised players

  • Head coach dismisses media reports that 28-player training camp could only feature four naturalised footballers
  • Ty Browning and Fernandinho given first call-ups but officials adamant that China team will not ‘be Brazilian’ amid fan concerns

Topic |   Chinese Football Association (CFA)
China's Brazilian-born forward Elkeson, known as Ai Kesen in Chinese, celebrates with a Chinese national flag after a Fifa World Cup Qatar qualifying win over Maldives. Photo: AFP China's Brazilian-born forward Elkeson, known as Ai Kesen in Chinese, celebrates with a Chinese national flag after a Fifa World Cup Qatar qualifying win over Maldives. Photo: AFP
China's Brazilian-born forward Elkeson, known as Ai Kesen in Chinese, celebrates with a Chinese national flag after a Fifa World Cup Qatar qualifying win over Maldives. Photo: AFP
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