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Schalke 04 to play Guangzhou duo in July

By Pu Yang 22 Jun 2016

Bundesliga side Schalke 04 FC are set to play two exhibition games against Chinese Super League duo Guangzhou Evergrande and Guangzhou R&F next month, organizers announced at a press conference yesterday.

As revealed, the German club will bring along a list of first-team stars, including Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Franco Di Santo, Choupo Moting and Atsuto Uchida. In addition to the two friendly matches, Schalke 04 stars will also appear at a Guangzhou-based school to help promote campus football there. As part of the tour, the club will also hold a fans meeting at Guangdong Provincial People's Stadium on 3rd July.

"Schalke 04 are a very strong side with many international players. It will be a very good opportunity for us to promote soccer in Guangzhou and in China," said Guangzhou R&F coach Dragan Stojkovic.

Schalke 04 FC are set to play Guangzhou R&F on 5th July, and then play Guangzhou Evergrande on 7th July.

Source: Xinhua

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