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Nicole Carroll: A one woman mission to make a name in football

Can we have an impact on China?

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When Carson Yeung and company came into the club last year under the guise of Grandtop international holdings, it seemed almost inevitable that the club would visit China and attempt to tap into the owners home countries lucrative sporting market.

China isn’t known for it’s football prowess as a country, with its national side only qualifying for one World Cup final, back in 2002. The team went on to lose all three group matches and failed to register any goals on the score sheet.

This piece was written for JoysandSorrows, you can read the rest of it here


Written by Nicole Carroll

July 15, 2010 at 9:12 am

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