Football Gala in the GBA | Foshan "La Liga" Kicks off
Foshan China 2023-08-08 11:23

The 17th Foshan Football League officially kicked off in Sanshui, Foshan on August 5. On the football field, the participating teams chased and competed with each other, creating an exciting and thrilling scene. Meanwhile, cheerleaders and audience were shouting and cheering, immersing themselves into the football craze.

With an upgraded scale and schedule, the Football League of this year has attracted 26 teams to participate, with a competition duration of up to 2 months. Remarkably, this year's game has broken the record with its unprecedented scale. Compared with the previous games, the number of participating teams has increased from 12 to 26 this year, including many top football teams from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, among which, teams from Hong Kong, Macao and Shenzhen have participated in the game for the first time.

With competitive teams, rapturous applause from the fans and exciting moments, the Foshan Football League, one of the grandest football galas in the GBA, is a fascinating game for both players and audience. This year's game is shining with superstar players, many of whom have participated in the Chinese Football Association Super League and Chinese Football Association Member Association Champions League.

For example, Lu Lin and Rong Hao from the Fenglu Aluminum Team are top seeded-players who are expected to lead their teams to the victory in the game. Lu Lin has played for Chinese Super League clubs, represented the Chinese national youth team in the U20 World Cup, and won the "The Best Men's Player of Guangdong" in 2018. Rong Hao has been selected for the China's national team for the AFC Asian Cup and won the National Team Striving Award in 2013. He is also a member of the 2021 Chinese Football Association League Champion Team.

Besides, Juejun Building Materials Team also has local well-known football players from Sanshui, such as Cai Yaohui and Lu Fenghui, who have played for professional clubs in the past.

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Reporter | Christy

Revisor | Eleanor, Eddie

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