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2017 Chinese Super League kick-offs on Friday

The 2017 Chinese Super League will kick off today with the opener between Guizhou Zhicheng and Liaoning Whowin.

Defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande will start the season at home against Beijing Guoan while big-spending side Tianjin Quanjian will kick-off their campaign at Yuexiushan Stadium of Guangzhou R&F.

Just three foreign players are allowed per game this season, although each team can register up to five. In addition, every team must field at least one in the starting line-up.

This year’s competition is expected to be exciting when there is the presence of stars like Oscar, Carlos Tevez, Hulk, Axel Witsel, Alexandre Pato to participate.