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China aims to score more influence at FIFA by competing for a seat on the world soccer body’s ruling committee

3 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
he Chinese soccer federation’s general secretary, Zhang Jian, will be among seven Asian candidates in a September election, the first for delegates from Asia since Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group signed a deal to sponsor the World Cup through 2030.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.