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Zou Jie

Zou Jie
邹捷
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-01-17) January 17, 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Dalian, China
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1996–1997 Dalian Yiteng
1998–1999 Dalian Wanda FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2009 Dalian Shide 139 (37)
2009Shenyang Dongjin (Loan) 10 (3)
2010 Dalian Yiteng 2 (1)
2017 Hainan Boying 7 (0)
National team
2005–2006 China 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 October 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 January 2010

Zou Jie (Chinese:邹捷; born January 17, 1981 in Dalian) is a Chinese football player.

Club career

Zou Jie began his professional football career for Dalian Shide in the 2000 league season making two appearances.[1] He rose to prominence in the 2001 Chinese season when he played in 20 games scoring 8 goals, playing a vital part in the title winning team and would personally win the Young player of the year award.[2] Establishing himself as a first choice regular within the team he would win several more league titles and Chinese FA Cup with Dalian, with the 2005 season being his most prolific when he scored 15 goals in 23 appearances.[1] In the 2008 league season Dalian Shide would have an extremely unproductive season, which saw them flirt with relegation and this saw Xu Hong to come in as Head coach where he viewed Zou Jie as surplus to requirements eventually leading to a loan deal to second tier club Shenyang Dongjin during the 2009 league season.[3] Zou returned to professional football in March 2017, joining China League Two club Hainan Boying.[4]

International career

Zou Jie was called-up to the senior national team on June 19, 2005 in a friendly against Costa Rica in a 2-2 draw.[5] After several further friendlies Zou Jie would play his first competitive game against Palestine in an Asian Cup qualifier on February 22, 2006 that China won 2-0.[6] This was then followed by another Asian Cup qualifier game against Iraq where China lost 2-1 on March 1, 2006.[7] The Chinese Head coach Zhu Guanghu would deem Zou Jie's performances as unsatisfactorily and did not recall him in any further squads.

Honours

Club

Dalian Shide

Individual

  • CFA Young Player of the Year: 2001

References

  1. ^ a b "Zōu, Jĭe". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  2. ^ "Seven China Jia A Championships won by Dalian". english.runsky.com. 2004-03-24. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  3. ^ "大连实德"清洗"大批主力 胡兆军陈东等被挂牌". sports.sina.com.cn. 2008-12-20. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  4. ^ "邹捷回归赛场 加盟海南博盈". Haikou News. 2017-03-17. Retrieved 2017-03-24.
  5. ^ "China PR 2-2 Costa Rica". teamchina.freehostia.com. 2005-06-19. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  6. ^ "China PR 2-0 Palestine". teamchina.freehostia.com. 2006-02-22. Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  7. ^ "China PR 1-2 Iraq". teamchina.freehostia.com. 2006-03-01. Retrieved 2012-09-21.

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