Shandong Luneng Taishan Team confirmed to be renamed Shandong Taishan Team
Xinhua News Agency, Jinan, January 13th (Reporter Wu Shuguang) Shandong Luneng Taishan club officially announced on the 13th that the club will be renamed” Shandong Taishan Football Club Co., Ltd.”. This also means that they will play in the new season under the name of Shandong Taishan team.
On the 13th, the club issued an announcement stating that the club had received a reply letter from the Chinese Football Association regarding the application for a non-corporate name. After review by the Chinese Football Association professional league club name review team, the”Shandong Taishan Football Club Co., Ltd.” declared by the club meets the requirements of the”Notice on the Implementation of the Non-Industrialized Change of Club Names of Professional Leagues at All Levels” and is agreed to be used.
Before this, the news of Luneng Club’s name change attracted attention. On the 11th, Shandong Luneng issued an official announcement explaining that the previously reported neutral name of the club failed to pass the audit of the Football Association. Luneng said that due to related reasons, the club’s first neutral name change was not approved by the Chinese Football Association. At present, the club is preparing materials in accordance with the requirements of the Football Association, renaming the affiliated companies, and applying again as soon as possible. According to the reporter’s understanding, the”related reason” is that Jinan Cultural Tourism, the new shareholder of Luneng Club, is one of the shareholders of the company with the words”Shandong Taishan”, which does not meet the requirements of the Chinese Football Association for non-corporate club names at all levels.
For this reason, many fans launched the”Tarzan Defense War” and the club also acted quickly. On the 12th, the National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System showed that”Shandong Taishan Health Technology Co., Ltd.” held by Jinan Cultural Tourism Development Group has been renamed”Jinan Cultural Tourism Sports Development Co., Ltd.”, and the date of change is January 11.
Mount Tai is known as the Five Sacred Mountains, not only Shandong but also an important symbol of Chinese traditional culture. On December 2, 1993, Shandong Taishan Football Club was established, which was the first professional football club on the Qilu land. Since then, although the club changed its club several times before Luneng took over in 1998, the word”Taishan” has never been changed, which also shows that”Taishan” is a heritage of Shandong football and represents a kind of football. culture. (End)