China Tier 2

Chinese Jia League Season 2022

League Guide & Facts


  • The second tier of Chinese Football

  • 18 teams

  • Teams play each other twice (34 games)

  • 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw

Promotion

  • Top 3 teams promoted

Relegation

  • Bottom 3 teams relegated

Other

  • There must be at least 1 Chinese under-23 player in the playing 11. (Born after 1/1/1999) (Players on international duty count towards rule)

  • Maximum 3 foreign players

  • There must be no more than 2 foreign players in the playing 11. (not including Hong Kong (China PR), Macanese (China PR) or Chinese Taipei (China PR) players).

Transfer & Financial Rules In Detail

TRANSFER & REGISTRATION RULES


TRANSFER RULES


  • Teams cannot have any foreign goalkeepers in their squad.

  • Teams can only offer a maximum wage of £7,250 p/w for domestic players.

  • Teams can only offer a maximum wage of £725 p/w for domestic Under-21 players who have not played the minimum number of minutes of first team football this season or the previous season. (CSL: 900 minutes, China League One: 1800 minutes, Yi League: 2700 minutes

  • Teams can only offer a maximum wage of £25,000 p/w for foreign players (excluding Hong Kong (China PR), Macanese (China PR) and Chinese Taipei (China PR) players).

  • Youth academy players who refuse a full-time contract and leave the club cannot sign for another club in China PR before the age of 21 unless compensation is paid.


FINANCIAL RULES


SALARY CAP (FOREIGN PLAYERS)

£66,000 p/w


FINANCIAL FAIR PLAY RULES


  • Teams must avoid making a loss of more than £6.27M over the season in order to comply with financial fair play regulations.

  • Teams must also ensure that their overall expenditure does not exceed £25.08M.

  • Teams must also ensure that their laver wage expenditure doesn't exceed 55% of their overall expenditure.


Failure to comply will result in one of the following sanctions:

  • Fewer domestic over-21 players allowed to be signed in a season (including Hong Kong (China PR), Macanese (China PR or Chinese Taipei (China PR) players) depending on the severity of the breach. This doesn't include players who are rejoining a club after returning from a foreign club they either a moved to from the same club, b) were an Under-21 player at, or c) where they trained for 4 years between the ages of 12 and 21.

  • Fewer foreign player registrations per season depending on the severity of the breach.

  • If the club fails overall expenditure limits, a points deduction depending on the magnitude of the failure.

  • The board is allowed to invest a maximum of £11.28M towards the calculated income.



Location of Clubs


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Asian Journeyman


*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board/Supporter Expectations and Title Odds


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save


Football Manager 2023 - China Jia League 2022

Club Culture

Board Culture

All Teams are unable to sign non-Chinese goalkeepers


Supporter Culture


Football Manager 2023 - China Jia League 2022

Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



BJ BSU

BJ IT

GX PG Hawleah

HLJ Ice City

JX Beidamen

Kunshan

LN SY Urban

Nantong

NJ City

QD Hainu

QD Qingchundao

SC Jiuniu

SH JD Huilong

Changan

SJZ Gongfu

SuZ Dongwu

XJ TS Leopard

ZB Cuju