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Shanghai SIPG team
Overview
Club name: Shanghai International Port Group Football Club
Chinese name: 上海上港集团足球俱乐部
Nickname: Red Eagles 红鹰
Founded in: 2005
City: Shanghai
Stadium: Shanghai Stadium
Coach: André Villas-Boas (Portugal)

Club info

The club was founded in 2005 as Shanghai Dongya FC by former Chinese international footballer coach Xu Genbao. The club would use graduates from Genbao Football Base, a football academy also founded by Xu, to form their first team.

Shanghai SIPG have worked their way up to the top tier. The highest position they have ever finished is second in the 2015 Chinese Super League season.

In the season of 2016 the club ended as 3th. Their greatest win was at home against Henan Jianye. Shanghai SIPG won with 5-0.

Oscar recently joined the club for the new season of 2017. He will join his other Brazilian teammates Hulk and club topscorer Elkeson.

Shanghai SIPG stadium