Manchester City's Chinese player Sun Jihai (centre) celebrate after a penalty shoot-out victory over Iran in the AFC Asian Cup 2004. Photo: Reuters Manchester City's Chinese player Sun Jihai (centre) celebrate after a penalty shoot-out victory over Iran in the AFC Asian Cup 2004. Photo: Reuters
Manchester City's Chinese player Sun Jihai (centre) celebrate after a penalty shoot-out victory over Iran in the AFC Asian Cup 2004. Photo: Reuters

Sun Jihai tells Xinjiang players they have China international future after National Games silver

  • Former Manchester City player ‘convinced’ that silver medal in first China National Games final is ‘just the beginning’
  • ‘I believe that the best of you will fight on behalf of China in the future! Go China, Go Xinjiang, Go football!’

Topic |   2021 National Games of China
Manchester City's Chinese player Sun Jihai (centre) celebrate after a penalty shoot-out victory over Iran in the AFC Asian Cup 2004. Photo: Reuters Manchester City's Chinese player Sun Jihai (centre) celebrate after a penalty shoot-out victory over Iran in the AFC Asian Cup 2004. Photo: Reuters
Manchester City's Chinese player Sun Jihai (centre) celebrate after a penalty shoot-out victory over Iran in the AFC Asian Cup 2004. Photo: Reuters
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