Beijing: Even as China PR and Beijing FC stalwart Zhang Yuning celebrates the Lunar New Year, the centre-forward is focused on living up to expectations in the Year of the Ox.
Zhang is determined to play a part in China's bid to qualify for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and power Beijing FC to greater success, with the club having raised eyebrows with their commendable performance in the 2020 AFC Champions League.
"I am past 23 years old in the Year of the Ox, so I am beyond the U-23 policy (a policy by the Chinese Football Association that requires each club to ensure U-23 players get playing time in domestic competitions)," the 24-year-old forward told FIFA.com. .....
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