China names squad for Asian Cup

21:32, December 28, 2010      

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The Chinese Football Association Tuesday named a 23-man squad for the Asian Cup to be held next month in Qatar.

Hao Junmin, who plys his trade with German Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04, is the only foreign-based player called up to the roster.

China has been drawn in Group A alongside Qatar, Kuwait and Uzbekistan in the Jan. 7-29 continental championship.


Goalkeepers: Yang Zhi(Beijing Guo'an), Zeng Cheng(Henan Jianye), Guan Zhen(Jiangsu Shuntian)

Defenders: Du Wei(Zhejiang Lucheng), Rong Hao(Zhejiang Lucheng), Li Xuepeng(Dalian Shide), Zhao Peng(Henan Jianye), Wang Qiang(Changsha Jinde), Liu Jianye(Changsha Jinde), Zhang Linpeng(Shanghai Dongya), Li Jianbin(Chengdu)

Midfielders: Deng Zhuoxiang(Shandong Luneng), Wang Song(Zhejiang Lucheng), Yu Tao(Shanghai Shenhua), Zhou Haibin(Shandong Luneng), Yu Hai(Shaanxi Zhongjian), Qu Bo(Shaanxi Zhongjian), Zhao Xuri(Shaanxi Zhongjian), Yang Hao(Beijing Guo'an), Huang Bowen(Beijing Guo'an), Hao Junmin(Schalke 04, Germany)

Forwards: Gao Lin(Guangzhou), Yang Xu(Liaoning Hongyun)

Source: Xinhua
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