February 14 News The State Sports General Administration issued an official document: Chen Xuyuan, chairman of the Chinese Football Association and deputy secretary of the party committee, is suspected of serious violations of discipline and law.
Accept the review and investigation of the Disciplinary Inspection and Supervision Team of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervision Committee of the State Sports General Administration and the Hubei Provincial Supervision Committee.
The 66-year-old Chen Xuyuan has served as the chairman of the Chinese Football Association since 2019.
He once served as the chairman of SIPG and turned the club into a champion.
After becoming the chairman of the Football Association, the Chinese football team experienced a storm of naturalized players and once again failed to reach the World Cup finals.
In terms of the Chinese Super League, the Football Association’s policy of neutral naming and U23 players’ appearance has attracted many controversies.
In 2021, the Jiangsu Suning team, which had just won the Chinese Super League championship, announced its disbandment.
And Chen Xuyuan’s previous remarks: “Football is originally a social public welfare product, and investors must have a sense of social responsibility” has also sparked a lot of discussion in the industry.