Li Tie, the former head coach of the Chinese National Men’s Football Team, is under investigation

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Li Tie

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26th November 2022 – (Beijing) According to the website of the Hubei Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection and Supervision, Li Tie, the former head coach of the Chinese National Men’s Football Team, is suspected of serious violations of the law.

According to the website of the Hubei Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection and Supervision, Li Tie, the former head coach of the Chinese National Men’s Football Team, is suspected of serious violations of the law. Supervision and investigation.

One of China’s most recognisable footballers, the 45-year-old played for Premier League side Everton between 2002 and 2006 and made more than 90 appearances for his country.

Li took charge as the national team’s head coach in 2020 but stepped down last year during a poor qualifying campaign that eventually saw China fail to reach the Qatar World Cup.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has targeted official corruption since coming to power a decade ago, waging a sweeping crackdown that critics say also serves as a way to oust political rivals.

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