China Football Business Weekly: CFA Set Out 2019 Regulations
Here are the top China sports business news stories you need to know from this week:
CFA Set Out 2019 Regulations
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) have unveiled their latest policies for China's professional football leagues in 2019. Clubs will be required to adhere to a new set of regulations from next season, including a player salary cap, restrictions on cash injections for clubs and a new U21 player policy. Read more on ecosports (Chinese)
BVB & Shanghai Football Association Agree Culture Exchange
The agreement includes comprehensive support from Borussia Dortmund (BVB) in youth football development programs in Shanghai, including cultural exchange from both parties, a coach-to-coach program, as well as referee seminars for local members of the association. Read more on PPSports (Chinese)
Southampton Announce Dongqiudi as China partner
Chinese app Dongqiudi, a global football media and community platform, has been announced as an official partner to Southampton Football Club. The agreement makes Dongqiudi the first organisation from Mainland China to partner with the club. The two sides will look to cooperate in a variety of areas such as sponsorship, brand promotion, fan activities and charity. Read more on Sohu (Chinese)
Soccer Mandate Partners with Sport 8 International
Newly launched player transfers app Soccer Mandate has announced a strategic partnership with China’s Sport 8 International. Soccer Mandate is a business-to-business app aimed at the professional market of clubs and agents providing information on football transfers. Through the app, clubs will be able to identify the official agent or mandated intermediary of/for each player. Read more on Inside World Football (English) and Sport 8 (Chinese)
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