China`s football season kicks off this week with hopes of a resurgence for the beautiful game after former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson and rookie coach Fabio Cannavaro put the league among the world`s biggest spenders.
Chinese football club Guangzhou Evergrande coach Fabio Cannavaro on Tuesday said his team would show its quality against defending champions Western Sydney Wanderers in the AFC Champions League group H match here on Wednesday.
Former Italian World Cup-winning defender Fabio Cannavaro was denied victory in his first match as a manager when his Guangzhou Evergrande side were upset 5-3 on penalties by FA Cup winners Shandong Luneng in the Chinese Super Cup on Saturday.
When Mirko Vucinic swapped Italy`s Juventus for Abu Dhabi’s Al Jazira in July, sceptics wondered if it was a bulging pay packet rather than the prospect of slugging it out for the United Arab Emirates’ league title that lured the Montenegrin to the Gulf.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is poised to land his second big-money contract in the Chinese Super League (CSL) after leaving Guangzhou R&F following just one full season, reports said Monday.
Italy`s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro was being hotly tipped Monday to replace his former national coach Marcello Lippi as boss of Guangzhou Evergrande after the 66-year-old announced he was stepping aside.
Italy`s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated on suspicion of running a sham company to avoid paying more than a million euros ($1.27 million) in tax, Italian authorities announced Wednesday.
Organisers of the upcoming Premier League Soccer on Friday claimed that the tournament would go as per schedule amid reports that there was a fresh hurdle with AIFF suggesting to the FIFA that it stops the participating clubs from recruiting foreign players.
Italy`s 2006 World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro got the maximum bid after being sold to Siliguri franchise, as a galaxy of world footballers and coaches went under the hammer for the Premier League Soccer to be held next month.