China - Weight of expectation

August 17, 2007
By ESPNsoccernet
As hosts, the world is expecting great things from China's Women's team. And if their performances in qualifiers are anything to go by, they stand a decent chance of living up to these expectations. Even-though their World Cup place was already assured as hosts of the event, China still contested the AFC Asian Cup and won it in impressive style ahead of rivals Korea DPR and Australia. The job of building on this and introducing a crop of youthful talent falls to the first ever foreign coach ...

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