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The Chinese national soccer team is upset by Syria, dashing China’s hopes to qualify for the World Cup, and fans react with demands for the soccer association president to resign

2 weeks ago
orty-thousand fans looked on in the city of Xi'an as the Syrian team scored to win 1-0 in a huge shock victory, setting back China's ambitious plans to build a national infrastructure to grow and recruit talent at home and abroad.
By Lucas Niewenhuis