Chinese FA launch investigation after players accuse stadium security of assault

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) has launched an investigation into allegations that stadium security guards assaulted players from second-tier side Zhejiang Yiteng during a 1-1 draw with Yunnan Lijiang on Saturday.

According to the statement released by Zhejiang Yiteng, the second half was delayed for 50 minutes since security guards attacked his players at half-time.

A Yiteng spokesman said: “The electricity of our dressing room was suddenly cut off at half-time, and all the lights went out,” as quoted by The Sun.

“Then, dozens of security guards showed up unprompted and began beating up our players with batons.