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China national under-23 football team

The China national under-23 football team, also known as the China Olympic team (国奥队), represents the People's Republic of China in international football competitions in the Olympic Games, Asian Games, as well as any other under-23 international football tournaments. It is governed by the Chinese Football Association (CFA). It combines two teams: China U-23 national team and China U-21 selection team.[1]

China U-23
AssociationChinese Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachItaly Massimiliano Maddaloni (U-23)
Netherlands Guus Hiddink (U-21)
CaptainHe Chao
FIFA codeCHN
First colours
Second colours
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (first in 2008)
Best result13th (2008)
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2013)
Best result10th (2018)
Asian Games
Appearances4 (first in 2002)
Best result5th (2002, 2006)

Contents

Competition historyEdit

* DNE = Did not enter; DNQ = Did not qualify; QBW = Qualified but withdrew.
* Pos = Position; P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against.
* Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic Games recordEdit

Year Result Pos P W D L F A
1992 to 2004 Did not qualify
  2008 First round 13 3 0 1 2 1 6
2012 to 2016 Did not qualify
  2020 TBD - - - - - - -
Total* - - 8 0 2 6 1 17

* Including 1900 to 1988

Asian Games recordEdit

Year Result Pos P W D L F A
  2002 Quarter-finals 5 4 3 0 1 9 1
  2006 Quarter-finals 5 4 3 1 0 8 4
  2010 1/8 finals 12 4 2 0 2 5 7
  2014 1/8 finals 14 3 1 0 2 1 5
  2018 1/8 finals 9 4 3 0 1 14 5
  2022 TBD - - - - - - -
  2026 TBD - - - - - - -
Total* - - 19 12 1 6 37 22

* Including 1951 to 1998

Asian Games History
Year Round Score Result
2002 Round 1   China PR 4 – 0   Turkmenistan Win
Round 1   China PR 3 – 0   Bangladesh Win
Round 1   China PR 2 – 0   India Win
Quarterfinals   China PR 0 – 1   Japan Loss
2006 Round 1   China PR 1 – 0   Iraq Win
Round 1   China PR 3 – 1   Malaysia Win
Round 1   China PR 2 – 1   Oman Win
Quarterfinals   China PR 2 – 2 (7 – 8, penalties)   Iran Draw
2010 Round 1   China PR 0 – 3   Japan Loss
Round 1   China PR 2 – 1   Kyrgyzstan Win
Round 1   China PR 3 – 0   Malaysia Win
Round of 16   China PR 0 – 3   South Korea Loss
2014 Round 1   China PR 0 – 3   North Korea Loss
Round 1   China PR 1 – 0   Pakistan Win
Round of 16   China PR 0 – 2   Thailand Loss
2018 Round 1   China PR 6 – 0   Timor-Leste Win
Round 1   China PR 3 – 0   Syria Win
Round 1   China PR 2 – 1   United Arab Emirates Win
Round of 16   China PR 3 – 4   Saudi Arabia Loss
2022 TBD
TBD
TBD

East Asian Games recordEdit

Year Result Pos P W D L F A
  1993 Third place 3 5 3 1 1 21 5
  1997 Third place 3 5 3 1 1 15 7
  2001 Did not enter
  2005 Champions 1 5 4 0 1 16 4
  2009 Group Stage 5 2 1 0 1 1 3
  2013 Fifth place 5 4 0 1 3 1 7
Total - - 21 11 3 7 54 26

AFC U-23 Championship recordEdit

Olympic Games Qualification
Year Pos Final Stage Preliminary Stage
P W D L F A P W D L F A
  2013 14th 3 0 0 3 2 5 5 3 2 0 12 3
  2016 14th 3 0 0 3 4 9 3 3 0 0 13 0
  2018 10th 3 1 0 2 4 3 3 2 1 0 4 1
  2020 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 10th 9 1 0 8 10 17 11 8 3 0 29 4

Recent results and fixturesEdit

  Win   Draw   Lose

2019Edit

U-23 national teamEdit

2017Edit

U-23 national teamEdit

12 February 2017 FriendlySuwon FC  3–0  China PR
15 February 2017 FriendlyPohang Steelers  2–0  China PR
23 March 2017 Dubai CupChina PR  0–0  Jordan

U-21 selection teamEdit

2018Edit

U-23 national teamEdit

U-21 selection teamEdit

16 October 2018 FriendlyVitesse  5–1  China PR
17 October 2018 FriendlyJong FC Utrecht  0–0  China PR
6 December 2018 FriendlyArmy United  0–2  China PR
8 December 2018 FriendlyPort  0–3  China PR

Olympic Games fixturesEdit

2008 Olympic GamesEdit

All times local (GMT+8)

China PR  1 – 1  New Zealand
Dong Fangzhuo   88' (Report) Brockie   53'

Belgium  2 – 0  China PR
Dembélé   8'
Mirallas   80'
(Report)

China PR  0 – 3  Brazil
(Report) Diego   18'
Thiago Neves   69'73'

PlayersEdit

China U-23 current squadEdit

The following players were called up for 2018 Asian Games.[2]

Number Name Date of Birth (Age) Club
Goalkeepers
1 Chen Wei (1998-02-14) 14 February 1998 (age 20)   Shanghai SIPG
12 Zhou Yuchen (1995-01-12) 12 January 1995 (age 23)   Shandong Luneng
Defenders
2 Li Hailong (1996-08-02) 2 August 1996 (age 22)   Shandong Luneng
4 Liu Yang (1995-06-17) 17 June 1995 (age 23)   Shandong Luneng
5 Gao Zhunyi (1995-08-21) 21 August 1995 (age 23)   Hebei China Fortune
14 Long Cheng (1995-03-22) 22 March 1995 (age 23)   Henan Jianye
17 Xu Yougang (1996-02-09) 9 February 1996 (age 22)   Shanghai Shenhua
19 Liu Yiming (1995-02-28) 28 February 1995 (age 23)   Tianjin Quanjian
20 Deng Hanwen (1995-01-08) 8 January 1995 (age 23)   Guangzhou Evergrande
Midfielders
3 Chen Zhechao (1995-04-19) 19 April 1995 (age 23)   Shandong Luneng
6 Yao Junsheng (1995-10-29) 29 October 1995 (age 23)   Shandong Luneng
7 Wei Shihao (1995-04-08) 8 April 1995 (age 23)   Beijing Guoan
8 He Chao (1995-04-19) 19 April 1995 (age 23)   Changchun Yatai
10 Tang Shi (1995-01-24) 24 January 1995 (age 23)   Guangzhou Evergrande
11 Chen Binbin (1998-06-10) 10 June 1998 (age 20)   Shanghai SIPG
15 Zhang Yuan (1997-01-28) 28 January 1997 (age 21)   Guizhou Hengfeng
18 Cao Yongjing (1997-02-17) 17 February 1997 (age 21)   Beijing Renhe
Forwards
9 Zhang Yuning (1997-01-05) 5 January 1997 (age 21)   ADO Den Haag
13 Huang Zichang (1997-04-04) 4 April 1997 (age 21)   Jiangsu Suning
16 Feng Boyuan (1995-01-18) 18 January 1995 (age 23)   Liaoning FC

China U-21 current squadEdit

The following players were called up for 2018 Toulon Tournament.

Number Name Date of Birth (Age) Club
Goalkeepers
1 Fan Jinming (1997-01-20) 20 January 1997 (age 21)   Zhejiang Greentown
21 Zhang Yan (1997-03-30) 30 March 1997 (age 21)   Beijing Guoan
Defenders
2 Yang Shuai (1997-01-28) 28 January 1997 (age 21)   Liaoning Whowin
3 Guo Jing (1997-02-24) 24 February 1997 (age 21)   Guangzhou Evergrande
4 Wen Jiabao (1999-01-02) 2 January 1999 (age 19)   Guangzhou Evergrande
5 Liu Boyang (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 21)   Beijing Renhe
12 Jiang Minwen (1997-06-16) 16 June 1997 (age 21)   Wuhan Zall
18 Tong Lei (1997-12-16) 16 December 1997 (age 20)   Zhejiang Greentown
Midfielders
6 Liu Yue (1997-09-14) 14 September 1997 (age 21)   Tianjin Quanjian
7 Cong Zhen (1997-02-09) 9 February 1997 (age 21)   Shanghai Shenhua
8 Zhang Lingfeng (1997-02-28) 28 February 1997 (age 21)   Jiangsu Suning
9 Gao Huaze (1997-10-20) 20 October 1997 (age 21)   Hebei China Fortune
10 Sun Weizhe (1997-06-16) 16 June 1997 (age 21)   Beijing Renhe
13 Yan Dinghao (1997-04-04) 4 April 1997 (age 21)   Porto B
14 Deng Yubiao (1997-06-08) 8 June 1997 (age 21)   Guangzhou Evergrande
15 Liu Yi (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 21)   Tianjin Quanjian
16 Feng Boxuan (1997-03-18) 18 March 1997 (age 21)   Guangzhou Evergrande
20 Wu Wei (1997-02-05) 5 February 1997 (age 21)   Tianjin Quanjian
Forwards
11 Xie Weijun (1997-11-14) 14 November 1997 (age 21)   Tianjin TEDA
15 Wang Jinze (1999-03-15) 15 March 1999 (age 19)   Guangzhou Evergrande

Previous squadsEdit

China U-23 captainsEdit

Period Captain Vice Captain Third Captain
1990–1992 Fan Zhiyi Xu Hong
1993–1994 Zhang Enhua Yang Chen
1995–1996 Shen Si Zhang Enhua
1998–1999 Li Weifeng Zhang Ran
2001–2004 Du Wei Hu Zhaojun
2006 Chen Tao
2006 Asian Games Zheng Zhi
2007 Chen Tao Feng Xiaoting Zhou Haibin
2007–2008 Li Weifeng Zhou Haibin
2008 Olympic Games Zheng Zhi Li Weifeng Zhou Haibin
2009–2010 Zhang Linpeng Wu Xi Piao Cheng
2010 Asian Games Wang Dalei Zhang Linpeng Wu Xi
2011 Wang Dalei Zhang Linpeng Wu Xi
2012 Jin Jingdao
2013–2014 Shi Ke Wang Tong
2014 Asian Games Shi Ke Li Ang
2015 Wang Tong Shi Ke
2016 Chen Zhechao Cheng Jin
2017–2018 He Chao Gao Zhunyi

Coaching staffsEdit

China U-23 coaching staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager Zhang Chao   China
Zhang He   China
Head coach Massimiliano Maddaloni   Italy
Assistant coaches Fabrizio Del Rosso   Italy
Pang Li   China
Goalkeeper coach Li Wei   China
Fitness coach Claudio Gaudino   Italy
Massimo Neri   Italy
Team Doctor Yi Qing   China
Jin Long   China
Chen Bin   China
Technical employee Liu Bin   China
Wang Zewen   China
Staff Sui Han   China
Chen Feng   China

China U-21 coaching staffEdit

Position Name Nationality
Manager Zhang Chao   China
Lin Lefeng   China
Head coach Sun Jihai   China
Assistant coaches Li Chunman   China
Zhu Yongsheng   China
Parhat Azimat   China
Goalkeeper coach Li Leilei   China
Fitness coach Sun Liangzong   China
Yuan Hua   China
Team Doctor Ding Ran   China
Wang Xiaowei   China
Qian Jiyun   China
Technical employee Dong Wuzhi   China
Xing Weizhen   China
Sun Peng   China
Staff Du Lida   China
Zhao Hang   China


List of head coachesEdit

Manage records only includes international results.

  • From 1981–1983 as "China Expectful team", 1983–1990 as "China B team".
Name Period Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA Win % Achievements
  Zhang Shixun 1981 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Zhang Jingtian 1982–1984 13 6 2 5 24 13 46.15%
  Zhang Honggen 1985 5 4 0 1 15 6 80.00%
  Xu Genbao 1987–1990 18 6 6 6 24 23 33.33%
  • as China National Olympic team.
Name Period Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA Win % Achievements
  Xu Genbao May 1990 – Jan 1992 21 15 4 2 78 14 71.43%
  Qi Wusheng Mar 1993 – Sep 1993 8 3 2 3 22 11 37.50%
  Radivoje Ognjanović Sep 1993 – Nov 1994 1 1 0 0 3 0 100%
  Qi Wusheng Nov 1994 – Mar 1996 17 10 3 4 44 25 58.82%
  Bobby Houghton Oct 1998 – Nov 1999 21 15 2 4 46 11 71.43%
  Shen Xiangfu Dec 2001 – May 2004 35 16 7 12 56 38 45.71%
  Jia Xiuquan Apr 2006 – Oct 2006 7 1 2 4 1 7 14.23%
  Ratomir Dujković Nov 2006 – Jul 2008 26 11 10 5 34 27 42.31%
  Yin Tiesheng Jul 2008 – Aug 2008 5 1 2 2 2 6 20.00%
  Miroslav Blažević Nov 2010 – Aug 2011 5 2 1 2 4 4 50.00%
  Fu Bo Mar 2012 – Jan 2016 56 19 12 25 33.93%
  Chen Yang Sep 2016 – Feb 2017 9 4 2 3 44.44%
  Massimiliano Maddaloni Mar 2017 – 20 9 6 5 45%
  Sun Jihai May 2017 – 6 1 2 3 16.67%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U21选拔队没有国家队队徽 却为国家队荣誉而战斗
  2. ^ "中国之队确认U23亚运名单:徐友刚、龙成、周煜辰入选" (in Chinese). ifeng.com. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.

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