Soccer college has goal of growing the game

By Qiu Quanlin In Guangzhou ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-04-27 08:07:18

As China strives to increase participation in soccer, a sports university in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, has established a new college with the goal of developing the coaches and teachers of tomorrow.

The soccer college, which is affiliated to Guangzhou Sport University, will kick off operations in September. Some 100 to 150 students will be admitted in the first batch.

The students will be selected after this year's national college entrance examination, which is usually held in June, and are set to participate in four-year, bachelor degree courses.

Soccer college has goal of growing the game

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