Zheng Zhi stepped down as general manager of the Guangzhou team 48 days later and will play as a player next season
China News Service, January 23, Guangzhou Football Club (formerly Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club) issued an announcement on the evening of the 22nd stating that Zheng Zhi will no longer serve as the general manager of the club, and Gao Han will serve as the chairman and general manager of the club.
On December 4 last year, the Guangzhou team failed to qualify for the AFC Champions League group stage. Coupled with the loss to Jiangsu Suning in the league title, and the Football Association Cup time and the AFC conflict, the final team season has no results. On the night of the 4th and the early morning of the 5th, the Guangzhou team officially issued two announcements in a row. First, the”club management mode is officially adjusted from the head coach responsibility system under the chairman’s leadership to the general manager responsibility system under the chairman’s leadership”, and then announced Zheng Zhi Become the general manager of the club.
On December 4 and 5, 2020, the club issued a series of announcements
These two announcements were also interpreted as Guangzhou team’s reform measures for the new season.
However, on the 22nd, the club issued another announcement, “After research and determination, from now on, Comrade Gao Han will serve as the chairman and general manager of Guangzhou Football Club, and Comrade Zheng Zhi will no longer serve as the general manager.” Only 48 days have passed since Zheng Zhi assumed the position of general manager of the club.
According to media reports, Zheng Zhi expressed in his communication with the club that he hopes to continue to play for the team as a player in the new season, so as to promote the growth of young players while improving the level of coaching and management. The club fully respects Zheng Zhi personally wishes. (End)
Source:China News Net