Chinese Football Association
This video archive contains the best of the Chinese Football Association. The CFA was founded in 1924 and runs the national men's, women's and youth teams for soccer, beach soccer and futsal.
-Data from the mid-2000s suggests that basketball and football were roughly tied as China's most popular sport with table tennis in third.
-The most successful club in recent years is Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao, who have won the Chinese Super League for the past five seasons.
-Clubs must start matches with the same number of Chinese players under the age of 23 as they do players from overseas.
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The Chinese Football Association (CFA) was founded in 1924 and is the main governing body for soccer in China. The group officially affiliated itself with Fifa in 1931 and joined the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in 1974.
The CFA runs the national men's, women's and youth teams for soccer, beach soccer and futsal. The CFA is governed by the Chinese State General Administration of Sports.