From the Asian giant they announced the return of the tournament for the end of this month in two venues. The season was due to start in February but was cut short due to the pandemic.
The delayed season of Chinese Super League It will begin on July 25, five months after the original scheduled start date.
The Asian giant’s championship was due to start on February 22, with Guangzhou Evergrande as the title defender, but was postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Suzhou and Dalian were chosen by the Chinese Football Association as the two cities to host the matches, although the governing body has yet to confirm the schedule.
“In order to satisfy the large masses eagerly awaiting the restoration of the Chinese Football Association Super League, the CFA decided after a study that the 2020 Super League will be held from July 25 in Suzhou and Dalian, respectively, “a statement said.
“The CFA will do everything possible to ensure the development of the tournament, strictly comply with the requirements of the national epidemic prevention work and do a good job in the organization and management of the tournament, so that progress is safe and orderly,” they added. .
The Guangzhou champions, led by Italian Fabio Cannavaro, finished two points ahead of Beijing Guoan last season.
Qingdao Huanghai and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright were promoted to the first division by 2020, but Tianjin Tianhai dissolved after filing for bankruptcy in May.
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