China national under-23 football team

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China U-23
Association Chinese Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Hao Wei
Captain Chen Binbin
FIFA code CHN
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Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (first in 2008 )
Best result13th (2008)
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances4 (first in 2013 )
Best result10th (2018)
Asian Games
Appearances5 (first in 2002 )
Best result5th (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. [1]

Contents

Competition history

* 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.

Olympic Games record

YearResultPosPWDLFA
1992 to 2004 Did not qualify
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008 First round13301216
2012 to 2020 Did not qualify
Total*--8026117

* Including 1900 to 1988

Asian Games record

YearResultPosPWDLFA
Flag of South Korea.svg 2002 Quarter-finals5430191
Flag of Qatar.svg 2006 Quarter-finals5431084
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2010 1/8 finals12420257
Flag of South Korea.svg 2014 1/8 finals14310215
Flag of Indonesia.svg 2018 1/8 finals94301145
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2022 TBD-------
Flag of Japan.svg 2026 TBD-------
Total*--1912163722

* Including 1951 to 1998

Asian Games History
YearRoundScoreResult
2002 Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 40Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 30Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 20Flag of India.svg  India Win
QuarterfinalsFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 01Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Loss
2006 Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 10Flag of Iraq (2004-2008).svg  Iraq Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 31Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 21Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Win
QuarterfinalsFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 22 (78, penalties)Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Draw
2010 Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 03Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Loss
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 21Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 30Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Win
Round of 16Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 03Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Loss
2014 Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 03Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Loss
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 10Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Win
Round of 16Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 02Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Loss
2018 Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 60Flag of East Timor.svg  Timor-Leste Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 30Flag of Syria.svg  Syria Win
Round 1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 21Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates Win
Round of 16Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 34Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia Loss
2022 TBD
TBD
TBD

East Asian Games record

YearResultPosPWDLFA
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1993 Third place35311215
Flag of South Korea.svg 1997 Third place35311157
Flag of Japan.svg 2001 Did not enter
Flag of Macau.svg 2005 Champions15401164
Flag of Hong Kong.svg 2009 Group Stage5210113
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2013 Fifth place5401317
Total--2111375426

AFC U-23 Championship record

Olympic Games Qualification
YearPosFinal StagePreliminary Stage
PWDLFAPWDLFA
Flag of Oman.svg 2013 14th3003255320123
Flag of Qatar.svg 2016 14th3003493300130
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2018 10th310243321041
Flag of Thailand.svg 2020 16th3003043210152
TotalBest result: 10th1210111021141040446

Recent results and fixtures

  Win  Draw  Lose

2021

U-22 national team

Olympic Games fixtures

2008 Olympic Games

All times local (GMT+8)

China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg1–1Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Dong Fangzhuo Soccerball shade.svg 88' (Report) Brockie Soccerball shade.svg 53'

Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg2–0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR
Dembélé Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Mirallas Soccerball shade.svg 80'
(Report)

China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg0–3Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
(Report) Diego Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Thiago Neves Soccerball shade.svg 69', 73'

Players

China U-23 current squad

The following players were called up for 2018 Asian Games. [2]

NumberNameDate of Birth (Age)Club
Goalkeepers
1 Chen Wei 14 February 1998 (age 23) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai SIPG
12 Zhou Yuchen 12 January 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
Defenders
2 Li Hailong 2 August 1996 (age 25) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
4 Liu Yang 17 June 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
5 Gao Zhunyi 21 August 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
14 Long Cheng 22 March 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Henan Jianye
17 Xu Yougang 9 February 1996 (age 25) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai Shenhua
19 Liu Yiming 28 February 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
20 Deng Hanwen 8 January 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
Midfielders
3 Chen Zhechao 19 April 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
6 Yao Junsheng 29 October 1995 (age 25) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
7 Wei Shihao 8 April 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
8 He Chao 19 April 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
10 Tang Shi 24 January 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
11 Chen Binbin 10 June 1998 (age 23) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai SIPG
15 Zhang Yuan 28 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guizhou Hengfeng
18 Cao Yongjing 17 February 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing Renhe
Forwards
9 Zhang Yuning 5 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing Guoan
13 Huang Zichang 4 April 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jiangsu Suning
16 Feng Boyuan 18 January 1995 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jiangsu Suning

China U-21 current squad

The following players were called up for 2018 Toulon Tournament.

NumberNameDate of Birth (Age)Club
Goalkeepers
1Fan Jinming20 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhejiang Greentown
21Zhang Yan30 March 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing Guoan
Defenders
2 Yang Shuai 28 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liaoning Whowin
3Guo Jing24 February 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
4 Wen Jiabao 2 January 1999 (age 22) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
5 Liu Boyang 18 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing Renhe
12 Jiang Minwen 16 June 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wuhan Zall
18 Tong Lei 16 December 1997 (age 23) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhejiang Greentown
Midfielders
6 Liu Yue 14 September 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tianjin Quanjian
7 Cong Zhen 9 February 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai Shenhua
8 Zhang Lingfeng 28 February 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jiangsu Suning
9 Gao Huaze 20 October 1997 (age 23) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Hebei China Fortune
10 Sun Weizhe 16 June 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Beijing Renhe
13Yan Dinghao4 April 1997 (age 24) Flag of Portugal.svg Porto B
14 Deng Yubiao 8 June 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
15 Liu Yi 26 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tianjin Quanjian
16 Feng Boxuan 18 March 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande
20 Wu Wei 5 February 1997 (age 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tianjin Quanjian
Forwards
11Xie Weijun14 November 1997 (age 23) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tianjin TEDA
15 Wang Jinze 15 March 1999 (age 22) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangzhou Evergrande

Previous squads

China U-23 captains

PeriodCaptainVice CaptainThird 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 Chen Tao
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
2012 Jin Jingdao
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

Coaching staffs

China U-23 coaching staff

PositionNameNationality
ManagerZhang Chao Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Zhang He Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Head coachMassimiliano Maddaloni Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Assistant coachesFabrizio Del Rosso Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Pang Li Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Goalkeeper coach Li Wei Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Fitness coachClaudio Gaudino Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Massimo Neri Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Team DoctorYi Qing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Jin Long Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Chen Bin Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Technical employeeLiu Bin Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Wang Zewen Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
StaffSui Han Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Chen Feng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China

China U-21 coaching staff

PositionNameNationality
ManagerZhang Chao Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Lin Lefeng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Head coach Sun Jihai Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Assistant coaches Li Chunman Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Zhu Yongsheng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Parhat Azimat Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Goalkeeper coach Li Leilei Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Fitness coachSun Liangzong Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Yuan Hua Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Team DoctorDing Ran Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Wang Xiaowei Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Qian Jiyun Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Technical employeeDong Wuzhi Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Xing Weizhen Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Sun Peng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
StaffDu Lida Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Zhao Hang Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China

List of head coaches

Manage records only includes international results.

NamePeriodPlayedWonDrawnLostGFGAWin %Achievements
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Shixun1981000000
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Jingtian1982–198413625241346.15%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Honggen 1985540115680.00%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Genbao 1987–199018666242333.33%
NamePeriodPlayedWonDrawnLostGFGAWin %Achievements
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Genbao May 1990 – Jan 1992211542781471.43%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Qi Wusheng Mar 1993 – Sep 19938323221137.50%
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Radivoje Ognjanović Sep 1993 – Nov 1994110030100%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Qi Wusheng Nov 1994 – Mar 1996171034442558.82%
Flag of England.svg Bobby Houghton Oct 1998 – Nov 1999211524461171.43%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shen Xiangfu Dec 2001 – May 20043516712563845.71%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jia Xiuquan Apr 2006 – Oct 200671241714.23%
Flag of Serbia.svg Ratomir Dujković Nov 2006 – Jul 20082611105342742.31%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yin Tiesheng Jul 2008 – Aug 200851222620.00%
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Miroslav Blažević Nov 2010 – Aug 201152124450.00%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Fu Bo Mar 2012 – Jan 20165619122533.93%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Chen Yang Sep 2016 – Feb 2017942344.44%
Flag of Italy.svg Massimiliano MaddaloniMar 2017 –2096545%
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Sun Jihai May 2017 –612316.67%

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