Jinjiang Elite Football & Football Test Competition of ISF Jinjiang 2020 Gymnasiade
Jinjiang Elite Football & Football Test Competition of ISF Jinjiang 2020 Gymnasiade concluded the emi-finals on July 6. Jinjiang XPD (Modern) and Jinjiang Bet Textile will meet in the final to be held in Jinjiang Football Training Center at 8 p.m. of July 7. The match for the third and fourth places will kick off in Jinjiang Sports Center at 7 p.m.of July 7.
The results of the two semi-finals: Jinjiang XPD (Modern) 6:1 Jinjiang PinzTec (Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University division); Jinjiang Best Textile 5:0 Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University (Quanzhou College of Technology division).
Jinjiang XPD (Modern) 6:1 Jinjiang PinzTec
This was match between Jinjiang XPD (Modern), who had won all three of their games and finished top of Group A, and Jinjiang PinzTec, the runner-up in Group B. According to the rules, the winner in the crossing knockout would be qualified for the final. Therefore, no matter how they did in the group stage, the one who wins this game would have a chance to make a run for the championship.
Jinjiang XPD (Modern) played attacking football from the beginning, and recorded the first shot in the box in just less than two minute after the start of the game. Jinjiang XPD (Modern) went on attacking. They made another shot attempt in the fourth minute. Jinjiang PinzTec's goalkeeper failed to intercept the ball completely, and Jinjiang XPD (Modern)'s No. 16 player Wang Wendi made a supplementary kick, making the score 1:0.
Jinjiang PinzTec met some difficulties in attacking, and rarely had a chance to shoot due to the strong defense form the opponent. Jinjiang XPD (Modern) continued to push the lineup into the opponent's area with tacit cooperation. The first half finished 5:0.
Jinjiang PinzTec became offensive after the change of players in the second half, entering Jinjiang XPD (Modern)'s penalty area several times but failed to shoot. With the strong defense of Jinjiang PinzTec, Jinjiang XPD (Modern) failed to expand the score, and the game went to a stalemate. In the 76th minute, Jinjiang PinzTec grasped a rare opportunity. No. 27 Liu Chenzi took the ball to Jinjiang XPD (Modern)'s penalty area and passed the ball to No. 11 Zhang Chunkai who fired the ball into the net, winning the first score for his team. In stoppage time, Jinjiang XPD (Modern) got one more score, and the game finished 6:1.
Jinjiang Best Textile 5:0 Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University
After three days of group competition, a crossing knockout kicked off last night between Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University from Group A and Jinjiang Best Textile from Group B. Jinjiang Best Textile had won all the three games in the group stage, while Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University had won two and lost one. Both of them are top teams in Jinjiang.
At 7 p.m. last night, accompanied by the FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) Fair Play, the two teams walked into the football field of Quanzhou College of Technology from the athletes passage. Jinjiang Best Textile took the lead to attack, trying from the flanks. In the seventh minute, Jinjiang Best Textile won the first goal which, however, was an own goal by the defender of Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University.
The own goal changed the course of the game, because of which, Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University was a bit low in morale and their passes were repeatedly blocked. In the 18th minute, Jinjiang Best Textile stole the ball in the midfield, and No. 7 Xu Yongqing shot and scored. Three minutes later, Xu caught the pass from his teammate and got his second goal. The first half ended 3:0.
Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University collapsed in the second half as they lost three scores in the first half. They attacked negatively and kept making mistakes, including passing the ball to their opponents.
Jinjiang Best Textile wouldn't let go the opportunity. No. 35 Ye Jiarong scored in the 55th minute and No. 24 Zhou Qi in the 57th minute. Jinjiang Best Textile led 5:0.
Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University had good performances such as solos and tackling, but didn't manage to score in the competition later. The game ended with Jinjiang Best Textile 5:0 Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University. Jinjiang Best Textile will meet Jinjiang XPD (Modern) in the final today.
Quanzhou College of Technology: hosting international events and creating a better sports environment
Quanzhou College of Technology Football Field, a competition venue of ISF Jinjiang 2020 Gymnasiade, stands out among many football fields thanks to its good location. It has successfully served many important competitions.
It's learned that the construction of the football field commenced in March 2018 and the delivery was made in August of the same year. "We didn't use natural lawn until the renovation in 2018. The pitch is paved with Zoysia japonica which is good for football games and meets the standards for international events," said Xu Huanbin, deputy director of the Party and government office of Quanzhou College of Technology and the main head of the venue. He added that after the renovation, the venue has served many national and international football events, including the China trials for Asian University Sports Federation (AUSF) Football Cup, the AUSF Football Cup, the FISU University World Cup Football and the Chinese Football Association Division Two League.
"As a venue for ISF Jinjiang 2020 Gymnasiade, Quanzhou College of Technology Football Field meets the standards for international events, and brings a better-quality and more professional experience for the students in the college's physical education," said Xu. According to Xu, this is the training pitch of the college's football team, and the athletics field of the college is also open to the public. Many residents come to exercise in the evening.
Xu Huanbin said the college also considers to open the football field to the public after the Gymnasiade.
"Housing a Gymnasiade venue helps the college in business exchange, and hosting events helps the college build a professional team for organizing competitions and improve the sports atmosphere," Xu noted. It is learned that Quanzhou College of Technology also took charge of the voluntary services in the college and Jinjiang Sports Center during the football test competition. The college has organized a volunteer team consisting of 90 students for the test competition.
Quanzhou College of Technology Football Field
Sitting in No. 1 Xueyuan Road, Xiyuan Neighborhood, Jinjiang, Quanzhou College of Technology Football Field covers a total floor area of 24,600 square meters. It has 3,850 seats, a standard 400-meter pure plastic track, and an 8,100-square-meter football pitch paved with Zoysia japonica that meets the standards for professional football games. The athletics field, designed in compliance with international standards, consists of eight tracks in an area of 4,700 square meters, as well as shot put, long jump and high jump zones. Along the track there are functional rooms such as Players' Lounge, Referees' Lounge, VIP Lounge, Medical Room, Doping Detection Room, Media Release Area, Intelligent System Room.