It’s been a big week for Footy in Asia!!

Not long after South China AFL Star Chen Shao Liang was recruited to Port Adelaide Football Club and had arrived in Australia, then PAFC announced a muti million dollar deal with Chinese Property Development Company Shanghai Cred.

This deal included the plans to bring a professional AFL premiership game to Shanghai hopefully in 2017. Signed by the Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull and AFL CEO Gillon McGlaughlin there was an overwhelming press frenzy covering the event. TV Radio, Newspapers, digital media were alight with the news!b6ce9c03bea5b4945a18a694ea2cc6c1

Please read the following articles for the details!

From Australia:

Port Adelaide FC website

Adelaide Now

Advertiser – back page – Fri 15 April 2016

03PAEs16MW2350-620_620X370Advertiser – sport p2 – Fri 15 April 2016

Advertiser – front page – Fri 15 April 2016

Advertiser – editorial p6 – Fri 15 April 2016

It was carried by Hong Kong’s SCMP and China Daily yesterday too.