Team The following Chinese players are known to have been part of the tour: Zhang Huikang (gk) Fu Yubin (gk) Zhu Bo Gao Sheng Zhao Faqing Ju Lijin Xie Yuxin Wu Qunli Guo Yijun (also reported as Guo Yijin and Gao Yijun) Mai Chao (also reported as Mei Chao) Liu Haiguang (also reported as Liu Hauguang) Ma Lin Tang Yaodong Li Hongbing (also reported as Li Hongbin) Wang Baoshan Duan Ju Results DATE LOCATION RESULT 16- 8-1990 Wellington New Zealand 2-1 China 19- 8-1990 Dunedin Otago 0-2 China 21- 8-1990 New Plymouth Taranaki 0-3 China 24- 8-1990 Auckland New Zealand 1-0 China Match Details 16/08/1990, Lower Hutt, Hutt Recreation Ground, 2500 NEW ZEALAND 2 (Rodger Gray 43, 47) CHINA 1 (Liu Haiguang 36) New Zealand: Clint Gosling, Anthony Ferris, Rodger Gray, Malcolm Dunford [c], Michael Ridenton, Michael McGarry, Robert Ironside, Daniel Halligan, Declan Edge, Graeme Cameron, Noel Berkley. Coach: Ian Marshall China: Fu Yubin, Zhu Bo, Gao Sheng, Guo Yijun, Wu Qunli, Xie Yuxin (Tang Yaodong 57'), Liu Haiguang, Ma Lin (Wang Baoshan 76'), Li Hongbing, Zhao Faqing, Mai Chao. Referee: Garry Fleet (Franklin, New Zealand). Notes: New Zealand do not appear to have made any substitutions. Night conditions described as "nice" but with one half of the pitch in a "very bad condition". Match kicked-off at 7:30 pm. 19/08/1990, Dunedin, Caledonian Ground OTAGO XI 0 CHINA 2 (Wang Baoshan 8, Xie Yuxin 42) Otago: Grant Mawston (gk), Peter Ryder, Rodney Fleming, Steve Fleming, Lawrence Malofie, [6 missing]. Coach: John Wilkinson. China: Zhang Huikang (gk), Gao Sheng, Wang Baoshan, Xie Yuxin, Guo Yijun, Wu Qunli, Duan Ju, Mai Chao, Ma Lin [2 missing]. Referee: Lennox Sharp (Southland, New Zealand). Notes: Otago was a regional selection from New Zealand. The pitch was "wet and heavy". 21/08/1990, New Plymouth, Pukekura Park TARANAKI XI 0 CHINA 3 (Ma Lin 60, Mai Chao 70 pen, 72) Taranaki: Darren Third (gk), Campbell Donaldson, John Fletcher, Steve King [7 missing]. China: Fu Yubin (gk), Gao Sheng, Liu Haiguang, Xie Yuxin, Ma Lin, Mai Chao [5 missing]. Three substitutions made after the third goal. Referee: John Cameron (Waikato, New Zealand). Notes: Taranaki was a regional selection from New Zealand. The match kicked-off at 3:15 pm, on a weekday (Tuesday). Despite this the crowd was described as "large". This was attributed to good weather conditions and the backing of the local media. 24/08/1990, Auckland, Western Springs Stadium, 2000 NEW ZEALAND 1 (Noel Barkley 34) CHINA 0 New Zealand: Clint Gosling, Anthony Ferris, Malcolm Dunford, Rodger Gray, Michael Ridenton, Michael McGarry, Robert Ironside, Daniel Halligan, Declan Edge, Noel Barkley, Graeme Cameron (Alan Carville 73'). Coach: Ian Marshall. China: Zhang Huikang, Zhu Bo, Gao Sheng, Zhao Faquing, Ju Lijin, Xie Yuxin, Wu Qunli, Guo Yijun, Mai Chao, Liu Haiguang, Ma Lin. Referee: Ken Wallace (Auckland, New Zealand) Notes: It is unknown whether China made any substitutions. Clear conditions at the start but the showers that came later contributed to making the pitch boggy. The match kicked-off at 7:30 pm.
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Sources included: Soccer Express (August 1990 issues), [Smi 91] and Jeremy Ruane's Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website http://www.ultimatenzsoccer.com/
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