“I’m Sure There Will Be Fans of This Great Sport in China” Expressed Chinese Premier Li

Chinese Premier Li insisted on wearing the scarves of both the Sydney Swans and Port Adelaide AFL clubs at the first round game in Sydney on Saturday 25 March at the Sydney Cricket Ground. This demonstrated the Chinese Premier’s support to the AFL game as a whole with a firm statement that Chinese will love this great Australian sport. He particularly welcomed the AFL teams who will play in the upcoming first-ever AFL game in Chinese land this May.