China President Xi Jinping visits the City Football Academy in Manchester last October with British Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: Xinhua
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This time for real: Xi Jinping’s vision for China football has galvanised stakeholders

Unlike past attempts to lift the sport, the current drive to make the Chinese team world-class is likely to be more successful

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China President Xi Jinping visits the City Football Academy in Manchester last October with British Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: Xinhua
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