China News Service, January 23. Guangzhou Football Club (formerly Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club) announced on the evening of the 22nd that Zheng Zhi will no longer be the general manager of the club from now on, and Gao Han will be the chairman and general manager of the club.
On December 4 last year, the Guangzhou team failed to qualify from the AFC Champions League group stage.
Coupled with the loss to Jiangsu Suning in the league title, and the Football Association Cup time and the AFC conflict, the final team season has no results.
On the night of the 4th and the early morning of the 5th, the Guangzhou team officially issued two announcements in a row. First, the "club management mode is officially adjusted from the head coach responsibility system under the chairman's leadership to the general manager responsibility system under the chairman's leadership", and then announced Zheng Zhi Become the general manager of the club.
On December 4 and 5, 2020, the club will issue announcements
These two announcements were also interpreted as Guangzhou team's reform measures for the new season.
However, on the 22nd, the club issued another announcement, “After research and decision, Comrade Gao Han will serve as the chairman and general manager of Guangzhou Football Club from now on, and Comrade Zheng Zhi will no longer concurrently serve as the general manager.” At this time, Zheng Zhi became the general manager of the club Only 48 days passed.
Data map: Zheng Zhi Source: Osports All Sports Photo Agency
According to media reports, in communicating with the club, Zheng Zhi expressed the hope that he would continue to play for the team as a player in the new season, and promote the growth of young players while improving the level of coaching and management. The club fully respects Zheng Zhi's wishes.