Fans hold a Chinese national flag at the China Cup mini-tournament in January this year. Photo: REUTERSFans hold a Chinese national flag at the China Cup mini-tournament in January this year. Photo: REUTERS
Fans hold a Chinese national flag at the China Cup mini-tournament in January this year. Photo: REUTERS

China World Cup bid only a matter of time, says country’s new man in football’s corridors of power

Zhang Jian says further study is required on which tournament to bid for and suggests the government will have final say on ‘national project’

Topic |   Fifa
Fans hold a Chinese national flag at the China Cup mini-tournament in January this year. Photo: REUTERSFans hold a Chinese national flag at the China Cup mini-tournament in January this year. Photo: REUTERS
Fans hold a Chinese national flag at the China Cup mini-tournament in January this year. Photo: REUTERS
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