Chen Xirong

Chen Xirong (born 1953 in Guangzhou) is a former Chinese international football player and coach as well as also being a media pundit. As a player, he would play for Guangdong FC where he won the club's first ever Chinese league title in 1979, while internationally he represented China in the 1976 Asian Cup and in the 1980 Asian Cup. After retiring, he would move into management where he joined Guangdong FC's cantonese rival Guangzhou FC before becoming a media pundit for Guangdong sports channel.[1]

Chen Xirong
Personal information
Full name Chen Xirong
Date of birth 1953
Place of birth Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Position(s) Midfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1984 Guangdong Team
National team
1976–1982 China 15 (1)
Teams managed
1984–1987 Guangzhou Youth
1987–1989 China U-20
1990–1992 Guangdong Team
1992 China (Caretaker)
1992–1997 China (Assist)
1992–1997 China U-23 (Assist)
1994 Guangdong Hongyuan
1998 Guangzhou Matsunichi
1998–1999 Guangzhou Apollo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Chen Xirong
Simplified Chinese陈熙荣

Career statisticsEdit

International statisticsEdit

Competition Year Apps Goal
Asian Cup 1976 1 0
Friendly 1981–1982 2 0
World Cup Qualifier 1980–1982 12 1
Total 15 1



Guangdong FC

  • China national league: 1979[2]


  1. ^ "数广东足坛十三大风流人物:容志行古广明均上榜". 2011-03-11. Archived from the original on 2011-09-18. Retrieved 2012-07-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "China 1979". 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2019-08-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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