|Association||Chinese Football Association|
|Head coach||Hao Wei|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2008 )|
|Best result||13th (2008)|
|AFC U-23 Championship|
|Appearances||4 (first in 2013 )|
|Best result||10th (2018)|
|Appearances||5 (first in 2002 )|
|Best result||5th (2002, 2006)|
China national under-23 football team, also known as the China Olympic team (国奥队), represents the People's Republic of China in international football competitions in the Olympic Games, Asian Games, as well as any other under-23 international football tournaments. It is governed by the Chinese Football Association (CFA). It combines two teams: China U-23 national team and China U-21 selection team.
* DNE = Did not enter; DNQ = Did not qualify; QBW = Qualified but withdrew.
* Pos = Position; P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against.
* Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
|1992 to 2004||Did not qualify|
|2012 to 2020||Did not qualify|
* Including 1900 to 1988
* Including 1951 to 1998
|Asian Games History|
|2002||Round 1||China PR 4–0 Turkmenistan||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 3–0 Bangladesh||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 2–0 India||Win|
|Quarterfinals||China PR 0–1 Japan||Loss|
|2006||Round 1||China PR 1–0 Iraq||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 3–1 Malaysia||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 2–1 Oman||Win|
|Quarterfinals||China PR 2–2 (7–8, penalties) Iran||Draw|
|2010||Round 1||China PR 0–3 Japan||Loss|
|Round 1||China PR 2–1 Kyrgyzstan||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 3–0 Malaysia||Win|
|Round of 16||China PR 0–3 South Korea||Loss|
|2014||Round 1||China PR 0–3 North Korea||Loss|
|Round 1||China PR 1–0 Pakistan||Win|
|Round of 16||China PR 0–2 Thailand||Loss|
|2018||Round 1||China PR 6–0 Timor-Leste||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 3–0 Syria||Win|
|Round 1||China PR 2–1 United Arab Emirates||Win|
|Round of 16||China PR 3–4 Saudi Arabia||Loss|
|2001||Did not enter|
|Olympic Games Qualification|
|Year||Pos||Final Stage||Preliminary Stage|
|Total||Best result: 10th||12||1||0||11||10||21||14||10||4||0||44||6|
Win Draw Lose
All times local (GMT+8)
|China PR||1–1||New Zealand|
|Dong Fangzhuo 88'||(Report)||Brockie 53'|
| Dembélé 8'|
The following players were called up for 2018 Asian Games.
|Number||Name||Date of Birth (Age)||Club|
|1||Chen Wei||14 February 1998||Shanghai SIPG|
|12||Zhou Yuchen||12 January 1995||Shandong Luneng|
|2||Li Hailong||2 August 1996||Shandong Luneng|
|4||Liu Yang||17 June 1995||Shandong Luneng|
|5||Gao Zhunyi||21 August 1995||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|14||Long Cheng||22 March 1995||Henan Jianye|
|17||Xu Yougang||9 February 1996||Shanghai Shenhua|
|19||Liu Yiming||28 February 1995||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|20||Deng Hanwen||8 January 1995||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|3||Chen Zhechao||19 April 1995||Shandong Luneng|
|6||Yao Junsheng||29 October 1995||Shandong Luneng|
|7||Wei Shihao||8 April 1995||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|8||He Chao||19 April 1995||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|10||Tang Shi||24 January 1995||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|11||Chen Binbin||10 June 1998||Shanghai SIPG|
|15||Zhang Yuan||28 January 1997||Guizhou Hengfeng|
|18||Cao Yongjing||17 February 1997||Beijing Renhe|
|9||Zhang Yuning||5 January 1997||Beijing Guoan|
|13||Huang Zichang||4 April 1997||Jiangsu Suning|
|16||Feng Boyuan||18 January 1995||Jiangsu Suning|
The following players were called up for 2018 Toulon Tournament.
|Number||Name||Date of Birth (Age)||Club|
|1||Fan Jinming||20 January 1997||Zhejiang Greentown|
|21||Zhang Yan||30 March 1997||Beijing Guoan|
|2||Yang Shuai||28 January 1997||Liaoning Whowin|
|3||Guo Jing||24 February 1997||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|4||Wen Jiabao||2 January 1999||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|5||Liu Boyang||18 January 1997||Beijing Renhe|
|12||Jiang Minwen||16 June 1997||Wuhan Zall|
|18||Tong Lei||16 December 1997||Zhejiang Greentown|
|6||Liu Yue||14 September 1997||Tianjin Quanjian|
|7||Cong Zhen||9 February 1997||Shanghai Shenhua|
|8||Zhang Lingfeng||28 February 1997||Jiangsu Suning|
|9||Gao Huaze||20 October 1997||Hebei China Fortune|
|10||Sun Weizhe||16 June 1997||Beijing Renhe|
|13||Yan Dinghao||4 April 1997||Porto B|
|14||Deng Yubiao||8 June 1997||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|15||Liu Yi||26 January 1997||Tianjin Quanjian|
|16||Feng Boxuan||18 March 1997||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|20||Wu Wei||5 February 1997||Tianjin Quanjian|
|11||Xie Weijun||14 November 1997||Tianjin TEDA|
|15||Wang Jinze||15 March 1999||Guangzhou Evergrande|
|Period||Captain||Vice Captain||Third Captain|
|1990–1992||Fan Zhiyi||Xu Hong||—|
|1993–1994||Zhang Enhua||Yang Chen||—|
|1995–1996||Shen Si||Zhang Enhua||–|
|1998–1999||Li Weifeng||Zhang Ran||—|
|2001–2004||Du Wei||Hu Zhaojun||—|
|2006 Asian Games||Zheng Zhi||—||—|
|2007||Chen Tao||Feng Xiaoting||Zhou Haibin|
|2007–2008||Li Weifeng||Zhou Haibin||—|
|2008 Olympic Games||Zheng Zhi||Li Weifeng||Zhou Haibin|
|2009–2010||Zhang Linpeng||Wu Xi||Piao Cheng|
|2010 Asian Games||Wang Dalei||Zhang Linpeng||Wu Xi|
|2011||Wang Dalei||Zhang Linpeng||Wu Xi|
|2013–2014||Shi Ke||Wang Tong||—|
|2014 Asian Games||Shi Ke||Li Ang||—|
|2015||Wang Tong||Shi Ke||—|
|2016||Chen Zhechao||Cheng Jin||—|
|2017–2018||He Chao||Gao Zhunyi||—|
|Head coach||Massimiliano Maddaloni||Italy|
|Assistant coaches||Fabrizio Del Rosso||Italy|
|Goalkeeper coach||Li Wei||China|
|Fitness coach||Claudio Gaudino||Italy|
|Team Doctor||Yi Qing||China|
|Technical employee||Liu Bin||China|
|Head coach||Sun Jihai||China|
|Assistant coaches||Li Chunman||China|
|Goalkeeper coach||Li Leilei||China|
|Fitness coach||Sun Liangzong||China|
|Team Doctor||Ding Ran||China|
|Technical employee||Dong Wuzhi||China|
Manage records only includes international results.
|Xu Genbao||May 1990 – Jan 1992||21||15||4||2||78||14||71.43%|
|Qi Wusheng||Mar 1993 – Sep 1993||8||3||2||3||22||11||37.50%|
|Radivoje Ognjanović||Sep 1993 – Nov 1994||1||1||0||0||3||0||100%|
|Qi Wusheng||Nov 1994 – Mar 1996||17||10||3||4||44||25||58.82%|
|Bobby Houghton||Oct 1998 – Nov 1999||21||15||2||4||46||11||71.43%|
|Shen Xiangfu||Dec 2001 – May 2004||35||16||7||12||56||38||45.71%|
|Jia Xiuquan||Apr 2006 – Oct 2006||7||1||2||4||1||7||14.23%|
|Ratomir Dujković||Nov 2006 – Jul 2008||26||11||10||5||34||27||42.31%|
|Yin Tiesheng||Jul 2008 – Aug 2008||5||1||2||2||2||6||20.00%|
|Miroslav Blažević||Nov 2010 – Aug 2011||5||2||1||2||4||4||50.00%|
|Fu Bo||Mar 2012 – Jan 2016||56||19||12||25||33.93%|
|Chen Yang||Sep 2016 – Feb 2017||9||4||2||3||44.44%|
|Massimiliano Maddaloni||Mar 2017 –||20||9||6||5||45%|
|Sun Jihai||May 2017 –||6||1||2||3||16.67%|
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