Mosquito attacks disrupt Shenhua training sessions

Shanghai Shenhua have encountered  a real buzz about the CFA cup in northern China –  although not in the way they may have imagined. The club are mystified as to why their training sessions ahead of their CFA cup clash against Tianjin are being interupted by a plauge of mosquitoes. According to a Sina Sports […]

Shenhua 1-0 Yanbian: Shanghai through to CFA cup semi-final

Shanghai Shenhua turned over second division Yanbian 1-0 on Wednesday night to make it to the semi-finals of the relaunched CFA cup. Despite their awful league form, the boys in blue maanged to overcome their lower-league opponents without too much difficulty and should have won more comfortably. The match was held in controversial circumstances in […]

CFA Cup Quarterfinals: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shandong All Advance

wang xiaolong celebrates his goal

Beijing Guoan headed to Jiaxing last night to take on Hangzhou Greentown in an important CFA Cup and came away with what may have been the most impressive win over Pacheco’s short coaching career with the capital side. Guoan only made two changes from the lineup that faced Shenzhen over the weekend, using Keita and […]

Shenhua to leave Shanghai for CFA cup, and possibly entire 2012 season

Shanghai Shenhua has outraged its support by announcing it will play its CFA cup games this season in the city of Wuhu in Anhui province. The club confirmed the plan on its offical weibo, and Sina Sports quoted anonymous figures who said moves were afoot to have Shenhua play all of its games in the […]

Shaanxi’s record-breaking 12-11 shootout victory

Chinese FA Cup

Shaanxi Chanba set a new record yesterday by beating Chinese Super League pace-setters Guangzhou Hengda 12-11 on penalties after the match in Xian finished 1-1 after 90 minutes. In an epic 13-round penalty shoot-out battle which saw both goalkeepers score form the spot, it was Shaanxi who edged it after former Shenhua striker Gao Lin […]