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Cannavaro appointed China manager for China Cup tournament

Fabio Cannavaro, Guangzhou Evergrande
Fabio Cannavaro will be hoping to lead China to success in the China Cup tournament.

World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro has been named head coach of the China national team for next week's China Cup tournament, the country's football association announced on Friday evening.

The Italian, who is the coach of Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou Evergrande, will take charge of the squad for the four-nation competition, which kicks off on March 21 with China facing Thailand in the semifinals.

Uruguay and Uzbekistan are also participating in the event, which will be held in Nanning, with the final to be played on March 25.

Cannavaro will be advised by Marcello Lippi, who stood down from the head coach's role following China's exit from January's Asian Cup at the quarterfinal stage.

The Chinese Football Association did not say whether Cannavaro's appointment was permanent or only for the duration of the China Cup.

A 23-man squad has been selected for the tournament but striker Wu Lei, who finished last season as the top scorer in the CSL before joining Espanyol in late January, has been left out.

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