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Haiqiu to establish international soccer town in Qingzhen, China

By Nong Ruowen Wednesday, 31 May 2017 19:36

Haiqiu Technology Company, a startup sports company founded by ex- Manchester City star (2002-2008) Sun Jihai, reached an agreement with Qingzhen’s local government to establish the Guiyang International Soccer Town. Along with Haimen Soccer Town and the Miaohi Sports Park in Jiangsu, Haiqiu have launched several specialized towns and theme parks in the past week.

Qingzhen is a county-level city in Guiyang city, Guizhou Province. According to the agreement, 6 billion RMB ($875m) will be invested in the Guiyang International Soccer Town, which covers an area of 1000 miles (666.7 square kilometre).  This soccer town is expected to open in 2019 and evolve into a prominent soccer-themed recreational town in China.

Various facilities will be set up in this Guiyang International Soccer Town, including soccer training pitches, a physical therapy centre, a soccer education centre, a soccer-themed museum, a National Soccer Exhibition Centre, the Miaohi Sports-themed Park and an aquatic sports centre alongside a soccer-themed high street, restaurant and resort hotel. 

Source: Sohu

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