What does Shen Hua mean?
The term shen hua literally translates as “the Flower of Shanghai” in English – shen is one of the alternative names of Shanghai and hua means flower in Chinese. The team is based in Kangqiao, Shanghai and their home stadium is the Hongkou Football Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 33,060.
What is the value of Shanghai Shenhua football team?
According to Forbes, Shenhua are the 6th most valuable football team in China, with a team value of $106 million, and an estimated revenue of $29 million in 2015. Shanghai Shenhua’s predecessor was originally called East China, a team name used as far back as 1910 for the football in the multi-sport event Chinese National Games.
What is the abbreviation for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua football club?
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua Football Club ( simplified Chinese: 上海绿地申花足球俱乐部; traditional Chinese: 上海綠地申花足球俱樂部; pinyin: Shànghǎi Lǜdì Shēnhuā Zúqiú Jùlèbù ), is a professional Chinese football club that participates in the Chinese Super League under licence from the Chinese Football Association (CFA).
Who is the owner of Shanghai Shenhua?
In 2007, the owner of inner-city rival of Shanghai United, Zhu Jun and his company The9 Limited bought a majority share of Shanghai Shenhua and began to merge Shanghai United into Shanghai Shenhua. His first act was to replace the previously successful existing head coach Wu Jingui with Shanghai United’s Osvaldo Giménez.