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Event Notes: A-League Side Newcastle Jets To Go On 12-Day Preseason Tour Of China

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 26 / 16

A-League side Newcastle Jets will take off on a 12-day tour to China which will include three matches against foreign opponents in two different cities. The Jets will face Chinese Super League club Liaoning Whowin and Hong Kong Premier League sides Eastern Sports Club and Kitchee Sports Clu...

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