[Sports] The emergence of a #SinoAfrica soccer fandom?

The image below -circulating on Chinese social media- was reportedly created by a Beijing-based travel company to promote their packages for a trip to Guangzhou – where the upcoming match between Beijing Guoan and Guangzhou R&F Fuli will take place. The source reported not knowing ‘the intention behind it’ (the image).

For more contextual information on Fuli’s African supporters go here. For more on the African presence in the wider Chinese soccerscapes go here.

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