Guangzhou R&F FC held a press conference yesterday. The football club introduced new six players in this conference and declared that they have the confident for the upcoming qualification of Asian Champion League on Feb 10.
Guangzhou R&F FC, the 3rd place of CSL (Chinese Super League) last season, will face Sembawang Rangers which comes from Singapore on Feb 10 in Yuexiu Mountain Stadium. If they pass the “test”, they will challenge Central Coast Mariners FC in Australia. The coaching staff indicated that they have fully confident for the upcoming challenge, after the training in Turkey. The football club has a good result during the training in Turkey; they got 3 wins, 1 draws and 2 loses.
For the next season, the coach staff hopes to step forward in the Asian Champion League, heading to the knock out stage. For the CSL, they hope to stay in top three and fight for the title, but Cosmin Contra, the head coach of Guangzhou R&F, said it would be a great challenge for them.
During the offseason, Guangzhou R&F FC invest huge funds for improving their power; they not only signed a new coach - Cosmin Contra from Getafe CF in the La Liga (Spanish Football League), but also imported six new players, included Miguel Javaloyas, the core of Getafe CF.
Guangzhou R&F FC is going to host an opening ceremony of CSL on March 7 and facing the challenge from Hangzhou Greentwon.