Beijing - Fabio Cannavaro will return to China to coach
Tianjin Quanjian FC, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday on its
The former Italy defender, who captained his country to
World Cup victory in 2006, has already got Chinese experience under his belt
following a one-year stint as coach of Guangzhou Evergrande that ended last
He went on to manage Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr in Riyadh,
but was sacked from his role in February for "bad results" just four
months after taking charge.
Also read: Cannavaro sacked by Saudi club Al-Nassr
Cannavaro, who won the Ballon d'Or 10 years ago, had signed
a deal to keep him in the Saudi capital until the end of the season, but he
left the side 18 points off the top spot and with their title defence in
Xinhua did not specify when the Italian would begin his new
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