The Successful Completion of 2017 Industrial Bank JFC Tournament (Northeast Division and South China Division).
On June 18, “Delivering the spirit of the football, Lighting the dream of the football”, the Finals and the Award Ceremonies of 2017 Industrial Bank JFC International Youth Football Tournament (University Group in Northeast Division and South China Division) had been respectively hold in Changchun University of Finance and Economics and Guangzhou Medical University, Panyu. After the games in Northwest and Southwest Division, the champions of Northeast and South China also come out. Changchun Normal University and Guangdong University of Technology won the final awards in each division.
Under the support and the guidance of National Youth Campus Football Office and General Administration of Sport, Adolescent Department, 2017 Industrial Bank JFC International Youth Football Tournament is a public commonweal football event for Chinese teenagers which is co-organized by China Social Welfare Foundation (Youth Football Funds) and China Sports Futurity Investment (Beijing), supporting by the strategic partner Web International English, title sponsor Industrial Bank and the facilities sponsor Anta Sport.
Previously, the games in Northwest and Southwest divisions were beginning on April 8. Xi'an Jiaotong University, International Students team and University of Electronic Science and Technology of China won the titles in each division. On May 6, the games of the Northeast and South China division started. Through the stimulating competition between college teams, University of Jilin and Changchun Normal University got the tickets of the final in Northeast division. University of Guangdong encountered Guangdong University of Technology in the final of South China division. Ultimately, the team of Changchun Normal University won the champion of Northeast division by 2-0 and the Guangdong University of Technology got the title in South China division by 2-1.
Today, at the award ceremony of the tournament, Guoxing, the general financial vice-manager of Industrial Bank (Chuangchun), attends the ceremony and awards the prize to the competitors of Northeast division. Zhengyudong, the director of the credit card department of Industrial bank, also attends the ceremony as an honored guest. The entire event has been broadcast in a live webcast on the Sina PC, APP and Weibo.
Changchun Normal University triumphs over the opponent and shows the dominance in the tournament.
Changchun Normal University and University of Jilin entered the final match together in the Northeast division. Two teams came from the same group and had great performances in the knockout rounds. For the group stage, Changchun Normal University consecutively defeated the University of Jilin, University of Changchun and University of Jilin (Police Department) by ten goals. In the quarter final, Changchun Normal University had scored six goals in the match over NENU FC. In the semi-final, Chuangchun Normal University also got a big victory and defeat Jilin Architecture University by 5-2.
The road of University of Jilin that leads to the final was more rugged. In the group match, they only got one victory. They lost Changchun Normal University and tie the match against University of Jilin (Police Department). As the second place of group C, the advantage of goal difference helped them enter the knockout rounds. In the knockout rounds, they won the game against Jilin Agriculture University in quarter- final and Changchun Guanghua College in semi- final.
Because University of Jilin and Changchun Normal University had been drawn in the same group, they have already met each other in the group. Changchun Normal University got confidence after they won the all three games in the group. In the final, Changchun Normal University continually showed the dominance and controlled the whole match under their own pace. They got goals in 41’minute and 79’ minute. In the end, Changchun Normal University won the championship in the Northeast division. In the match between third place and forth place, University of Jilin defeated Changchun Guanghua University and won the bronze prize.
The game between giants. Guangdong University of Technology won the Championship and University of Guangdong got the second place.
After the fierce competition between 16 teams in South China division, Guangdong University of Technology and University of Guangdong reached the final game against each other. Interestingly, both teams came from group D. For the group stage, two teams both defeated Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering and Zhujiang College of South China Agricultural University. The result of direct confrontation of two teams in the group was 1-1. Finally, Guangdong University of Technology entered the knockout rounds as the first place because of the advantage in goal difference.
In the quarter-final, Guangdong University of Technology won the South Medical University with 3-0 and University of Guangzhou defeated South China Normal University. In the semi-final, Guangdong University of Technology won the game against Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology with 1-0 and University of Guangzhou defeated Tianhe College of Guangdong Polytechnical Normal University with 4-0.
The competition in the final between Guangdong University of Technology and University of Guangdong was the second time the two sides met in the tournament. Two teams showed similar strength and ability at the beginning of the game. The tough challenge in the midfield between two teams revealed the intension of the game. Until the 80’ minute, Guangdong University of Technology took the chance of a header and led the match. Before the end, both teams got one score. The final result was 2-1. Guangdong University of Technology hold the advantage and won the championship.
In the match between third place and forth place, South China University of Technology defeated Tianhe College of Guangdong Polytechnical Normal University by 2-1.
By the coming out of the champions in Northeast, South China, Northwest and Southwest division, 2017 Industrial Bank JFC Tournament will continually hold in North China, East China and Central China in September.
After two years of exercise, 2017 Industrial Bank JFC Youth Tournament has already developed to an influential football tournament for young people in China. As the main sponsor of the event, China Sports Futurity Investment (Beijing) is committed to promote the development of Chinese youth football. CSFI understands the importance of cultivating young players for Chinese football development and the significant role of the “Gold Label Race” for the growth of Chinese youth. Cooperating with China Social Welfare Foundation (Youth Football Funds) to establish an International Youth Football Tournament shows CSFI’s determination to solve the problems of the deficiency of the game, the low- quality of the game and the lack of international communication in Chinese youth football development.
As the exclusive sponsor and the financial partner of the tournament from 2016 to 2020, Industrial Bank also is the forerunner of the idea of “Finance+Sport”. Industrial Bank devotes into the overall arrangement of “Big Sport, Big physical education and Big health.” In the second year of the cooperation, Industrial Bank aims the potential market behind the JFC Tournament, developing the industry of “Campus Finance”. Industrial Bank undertakes the social responsibility for a company and shows the far-sighted strategy in the market.
The goal of Industrial Bank is to combine the social responsibility with youth sport market effectively. Basing on the national strategy of “Reviving Chinese Football”, Industrial bank follows the trends of the times and grabs the opportunity to develop the Chinese youth football. As the sponsor of JFC International Football Tournament, Industrial bank successfully establishes the image of “Health, Vitality and Commonweal”. At the same time, Industrial Bank also try to transmit the football culture, cultivate young talents and help the development of Chinese football by the big idea of “Campus Finance”.