China Football Summit 2017: Professionals gathered in Guangzhou to help China football
In this early summer season, a large number of Chinese and foreign football professionals gathered on the shores of Baiyun Mountain. China Football Summit 2017 in "Flower City" was ceremoniously held. China Football Summit thanks for the support of Chinese and foreign guests. China Football Summit has grown into the only forum focusing on the holistic development and prospects of the Football Industry in China. Standing in the forefront of the times, we gathered professionals and visited prestigious schools. China Football Summit 2017 was ongoing.
Mr. Liu Jiangnan, as a professor and doctoral tutor, has been studying Chinese sports for a long time, published and participated in more than 100 works, 15 academic monographs, and participated in the preparation of the national compilation of more than 10 textbooks and other teaching materials. He presided over or participated in more than 10 national and provincial key scientific research projects. Mr. Liu also served as party secretary and director of Guangzhou Sports Bureau. He delivered a speech in Boao Forum for Aisa, 2011 Academic Conference of International University Sports, 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games Science University and other important occasions. Since Mr. Liu became the head of Guangzhou Evergrande Football School, team-2015 won 2016 Shanghai International Junior Football Tournament championship. Teams from Evergrande Football School swept "2016 Evergrande Cup" national youth Football Tournament within all group. 16-year-old player Zhang Aokai was aelected to participate in CSL with Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club.
Mr. Liu Jiangnan, the president of Evergrande Football School, published the keynote speech at the China Football Summit 2017 titled "The reflection and practical exploration on training theories of Chinese youth football-case study on Evergrande Football School”. At the beginning of the speech, Mr. Liu introduced the football school and analyzed the background of the topic. Then, he mentioned the status of Chinese football and pointed out: "Chinese football is left behind from every perspective. But what can we do to change this?" He looked through a number of European famous clubs and youth training camps, then summed up 10 points of experiences. Finally, he combined the facts of Chinese football , and his teaching experience, coming up with the 10 points of youth training, and warmly invited delegates to visit the football school. As Mr. Liu said, "Chinese football is very promising!” Thousands of dream-chasing people like him are rooted in football. Chinese football has no reason not to move forward.
Japanese football is always the strength of Asian football, which can not be ignored. Japan qualified into the World Cup finals for six times in a row. Japan also had excellent players, such as Hidetoshi, Keisuke Honda, and Kagawa Shinji. Kazuyoshi Miura is also the a pioneer of Japanese football. He has been selected for the Japanese national team, played in J2 League as a Japanese football is always the strength of Asian football, which can not be ignored. Japan qualified into the World Cup finals for six times in a row. Japan also had excellent players, such as Hidetoshi, Keisuke Honda, and Kagawa Shinji. Kazuyoshi Miura is also the a pioneer of Japanese football. He has been selected for the Japanese national team, played in J2 League as a course. We have to prepare these for the kids, when they have what they need, give them education and proper training, they will succeed.” What Mr. Naya said is exactly what we want to hear. China football is facing a lack of talented players. To make children interested in this sport, we have to let them play in fields, feel, learn and fall in love with this sport. In big cities with sky-high price of land, building enough football fields is a huge problem. Last but not least, Mr. Naya came up with a theory called “Golden Triangle of Asian Football”. He supposed China, Japan and South Korea are joined at the hip. Therefore, he hoped China could hold FIFA World Cup one day and China Football could make a progress soon.
The mysterious South American football has been dominated by the exchange of Brazil and Argentina, but Chile's rise has broken this balance. In the 2016 Copa America Cup final, Chile and Argentina ended up 0:0, in the end, Chile won the game with 4:2 in the penalty kicks. Two consecutive years of defeating Argentina in penalty kicks, Chile took double championships of the Copa America Cup. In the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers South America, Chile also beat Argentina so that superstar Lionel Messi missed the World Cup. There is never a shortage of football superstars in South America, so is Chile. From Iván Luis Zamorano Zamora and Jose Marcelo Salas , to today's Sanchez and Vidal, Chileans have become stars in football.
Mr. Harold Mayne-Nicholls shared they get support from the society and became the champion in South America. Chile introduced a lot of sports from England, such as Cricket and American football. But they found their own way to develop sports. From the National football team’s participating in match in Argentina, to holding World Cup 1962 after an earthquake, why they rise up so fast? “Football is the legacy of our country. All the people love this sport. We have the passion no matter whether we are in the street or in the field. That was what we call “One success leads to another”, after they succeeded in holding World Cup, Chilean Football Clubs became popular. And then Chile won Copa Libertadores in 1991. To improve football, Mr. Harold Mayne-Nicholls said that we have to make wise and synchronous agendas and goals. How to realize the goal is about discipline, values and precise plans, in the end, implementations. During his speech, Mr. Mayne-Nicholls shared his working experience with FIFA and how he felt the moments Chile Men’s Football got their triumph. The wise and passionate speech drew prolonged applause. After that, Mr. Mayne-Nicholls was interviewed to talk about advices for China Football Association and the challenges they have for the moment.
Chile Football becomes a huge success across the competitive South American land, will it be a good example set to China Football?
Professor. Liu Dongfeng, international professor in INSEEC Business school, from Shanghai University of Sport gave a speech about if China will be the new Eldorado of football. Mr.Liu Xiaowu, the head of GD football and the president of Guangdong Futsal Association, gave a fantastic speech called “Grassroot football is the only way of football development”. ,Mr. Joan Romuald Nguyen, director of the French football China Regional office, shared with us the French football in China.
China Football Summit is more than just a meeting, but also a high-end business social activity. In addition to the numerous sports professionals, who have delivered important speeches, the organizer also hosted a welcome dinner, panel discussions, cocktail party, Evergrande Football school tour and other social activities. Attendees can fully understand the status of Chinese football and explore the possibility of joint cooperation as early as possible.
Evergrande Football School was founded by Evergrande Group in 2012, and is located in Qingyuan, Guangdong province. It is a wholly enclosed and full-time boarding school with the aim of "vitalizing Chinese football and cultivating the football star". Evergrande Football School is the world's largest football school in terms of the scales. The total number of students is tens of thousands. It is divided into three period implementation. The first period student scale is about 3150 people. It has 435 staff and coaches in primary, junior, high school levels.
Trials and hardships create brilliance. China Football Summit 2017 wrapped up successfully. China football will succeed in the near future.