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The Chinese FA Super Cup
The Chinese FA Super Cup (Pinyin: Zhõngguó Zúxié Chãojíbẽi), previously known as the Chinese Football Super Cup (Pinyin: Zhõngguó Zúqíu Chãobàbẽi), is a pre-season football tournament contested in China prior to the start of the season. It is a Chinese football championship contested by the holders of the Professional League's top division (formerly the Chinese Jia-A League, now the Chinese Super League) and the FA Cup from the previous season.
Winners of the Chinese Super Cup
Facts about some of the dominant teams
- Guangzhou Football Club: Guangzhou Football Club, previously Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club, is a Chinese professional football club that competes in the Chinese Super League under the Chinese Football Association's licence. The team is headquartered in Guangzhou, Guangdong, and their home stadium is Tianhe Stadium, which holds 54,856 people. According to a Forbes estimate from 2016, the team was priced at US$282 million, the highest among Chinese football clubs, despite a confirmed operational loss of more than US$200 million in 2015.
- Dalian Shide: Between 1955 and 2012, Dalian Shide was a professional Chinese football club based in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, that competed in China's football league system. The 55,843-seat Dalian People's Stadium served as their home stadium until 1997, when they relocated to the 30,776-seat Jinzhou Stadium. Dalian was the most prolific team in Chinese football, winning eight league titles in both the Jia A and the rebranded CSL, and reaching the finals of the Asian Football Confederation's 1997–98 Asian Club Championship and 2000–01 Asian Cup Winners' Cup.
- Shanghai Port FC: Shanghai Port FC, formerly known as Shanghai SIPG, is a professional football club based in Shanghai, China, that competes in the Chinese Super League under the Chinese Football Association's license (CFA). The team is headquartered in Shanghai's Pudong district, and their home stadium is the Pudong Football Stadium, which seats 37,000 people. Shanghai Port FC was the third-most profitable football team in China in 2015, according to Forbes, with a club income of $159 million and an annual turnover of $37 million.