1996 Chinese Jia-A League

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The 1996 Chinese Jia-A League (known as Marlboro Jia-A League for sponsorship reasons) was the third season of professional association football and the 35th top-tier overall league season held in China. Starting on April 14th 1996 and ending on October 27th 1996 saw Dalian Wanda win their second championship title.

Chinese Jia-A League
Season1996
ChampionsDalian Wanda
RelegatedShenzhen Feiyada
Guangzhou Songri
Asian Club ChampionshipDalian Wanda
Matches played132
Goals scored292 (2.21 per match)
Top goalscorer13 goals
Su Maozhen (Jinan Taishan Jiangjun)
Average attendance24,266
1995
1997

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 1995 Chinese Jia-B League

Teams relegated from 1995 Chinese Jia-A League

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 12 teams, and Dalian Wanda won the championship.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dalian Wanda 22 12 10 0 42 18 +24 46 1997–98 Asian Club Championship qualification
2 Shanghai Shenhua 22 10 9 3 38 18 +20 39
3 August 1st 22 8 11 3 28 19 +9 35
4 Beijing Guoan 22 9 6 7 30 25 +5 33
5 Jinan Taishan Jiangjun 22 8 7 7 23 24 −1 31
6 Sichuan Quanxing 22 7 9 6 22 23 −1 30
7 Guangzhou Apollo 22 7 8 7 26 25 +1 29
8 Tianjin Samsung 22 6 8 8 20 30 −10 26
9 Guangdong Hongyuan 22 5 10 7 20 25 −5 25
10 Yanbian Hyundai 22 4 8 10 20 30 −10 20
11 Shenzhen Feiyada 22 3 7 12 13 29 −16 16 Relegated to Jia B League
12 Guangzhou Songri 22 2 9 11 10 26 −16 15
Source: rsssf.com

AwardsEdit

Player of the year (Golden Ball Award)

Top scorer (Golden Boot Award)

Manager of the year

Best Referee

CFA Team of the Year

Goalkeeper: Han Wenhai (Dalian Wanda)
Defence: Wei Qun (Sichuan Quanxing), Xu Hong (Dalian Wanda), Zhang Enhua (Dalian Wanda), Wu Chengying (Shanghai Shenhua)
Midfield: Peng Weiguo (Guangzhou Songri), Fan Zhiyi (Shanghai Shenhua), Ma Mingyu (Guangdong Hongyuan), Cao Xiandong ()
Attack: Hao Haidong (August 1), Gao Feng (Beijing Guoan),

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