Qingdao Hailifeng F.C.

Qingdao Hailifeng F.C. (Chinese: 青岛海利丰足球俱乐部), previously named Qingdao JVC Zhengyi, Qingdao Benda and Hefei Chuangyi was a former professional association football club in the Chinese Football Association Jia League. The club was engaged in "bribery and private business dealing" in matches held in 2007 and 2009 and was banned from all future national matches organised by the Chinese Football Association.[1]

Qingdao Hailifeng
青岛海利丰
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Full nameQingdao Hailifeng Football Club
青岛海利丰足球俱乐部
Nickname(s)Hailifeng
Founded7 January 1995; 27 years ago (7 January 1995)
Dissolved2010; 12 years ago (2010)
GroundEtsong Sports Center,
Qingdao, Shandong, China
Capacity62,000
2009Chinese Jia League, 10th

HistoryEdit

Qingdao JVC Zhengyi Football Club was founded on 7 January 1995, and was renamed Qingdao Benda in 1997 and Qingdao Hailifeng in 1998.[2] It had been a regular in China League Two until it bought Guangdong Winnerway and its place in Jia B League in December 2001, After 4 years of failure to win promotion, after the Guangdong Winnerway Group lost their patience after 4 years of failure to win promotion and agreed to sell their Jia B team to Qingdao Hailifeng.

On February 21, 2010 the club was found guilty for accepting a bribe from Chengdu Blades and had their registration cancelled as well as being fined 200,000 RMB for their crime. It was discovered that the club deliberately lost a key game 2–0 during the 2007 league season for up to 500,000 RMB to allow Chengdu Blades to win promotion.[3]

Name historyEdit

The Qingdao club has changed its name, its home stadium, and even its home city due to financial reasons.

Their previous names include:

  • 1995–1996 Qingdao JVC Zhengyi 青岛JVC正义 (Qingdao)
  • 1997 Qingdao Benda 青岛奔达 (Qingdao)
  • 1998–2001 Qingdao Hailifeng 青岛海利丰 (Qingdao)
  • 2002 Hefei Chuangyi 合肥创亿 (Hefei)
  • 2003–2010 Qingdao Hailifeng 青岛海利丰 (Qingdao)

ResultsEdit

  • As of the end of 2009 season

All-time league Ranking

Season 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Division 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Position 42 51 31 4 3 53 5 4 13 11 6 7 7 7 10
  • ^Note 1 : in group stage
  • ^Note 2 : in Final Group 3
  • ^Note 3 : in Final North Group

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Relegations, ban handed to soccer's big fixers". shine.cn. 2010-02-22. Retrieved 2021-04-29.
  2. ^ 百度_中文足球资料大全吧_中国职业足球俱乐部历史资料(还在收集中)
  3. ^ 足协拟递补方案上报总局 绿城力帆顶替穗成战中超_国内足坛-甲A_NIKE新浪竞技风暴_新浪网

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