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Evergrande signs school soccer deal

By Qiu Quanlin in Guangzhou ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-12-29 07:40:00

Chinese Super League champion Guangzhou Evergrande has signed an agreement with a provincial soccer administrative center to develop training camps in amateur sports schools, as part of the latest nationwide effort to promote the sport.

Under the three-year agreement, the club will provide financial and coaching support to six schools in Foshan, Meizhou, Huizhou, Zhongshan, Zhanjiang and the Guangdong provincial people's sports center.

A professional Chinese soccer club has rarely teamed up with authorities to develop the sport in schools.

Evergrande signs school soccer deal

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