China Cup

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China Cup
Organising body Chinese Football Association
Founded2017
RegionInternational
Number of teams4
Current championsFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay (1st title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
(1 title each)
Website China-Cup.com.cn
Soccerball current event.svg 2019 China Cup

The China Cup International Football Championship (Chinese :中国杯国际足球锦标赛) is an annual association football tournament organized in China by Wanda Sports Holdings. [1] The Championship was inaugurated in 2017 as a single-elimination tournament with four national teams, of which one is China, the host. It is planned to build up to eight teams. [1]

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Tournaments

YearHostWinnerRunners-UpThird PlaceFourth Place
2017
Details
Nanning Flag of Chile.svg
Chile
Flag of Iceland.svg
Iceland
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
Flag of Croatia.svg
Croatia
2018
Details
Nanning Flag of Uruguay.svg
Uruguay
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg
Wales
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
2019
Details
Nanning

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  1. 1 2 "Wanda to Bring First International Soccer Tournament to China". Wanda-Group.com. 2016-07-13. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
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