‘Chi’s football development should rely on its own efforts’

Beijing, Feb 27: Chi should rely on its own efforts and intelligence to find the appropriat way of developing football instead of just buying oversea clubs, said a spokesman of Chi’s General Administration of Sports on Monday.

“Chi’s football development should depend on our own efforts and intelligence, the road of simply relying on others is blocked,” said the spokesman in an announcement released by Chi’s General Administration of Sports, after some reports said that Chinese enterprises are intended to purchase foreign football clubs at high price. “We need to start with building the foundation with the construction of juvenile football as well as the system of leagues and tiol teams,” the spokesman continued, “Only with long and persistent efforts can we make achievements.”

“These kinds of investments shall be conducted within the rules of our country with prudent and ratiol attitude.” IANS