The organizing committee of Ningbo Football Association Super League issued the schedule of the matches in 2017 and held the group draw ceremony on March 14. As the highest-level football game, the Super League matches will be held from March 25 to April 23, attracting 450 players for 15 football teams to register for the event.
The game will contain two stages. In the first stage, the teams will be divided into three groups to have 30 matches in the round robin form, and the first two of each group and the best two of the rest of the teams will enter the second stage. Then comes the knockout stage, when 11 matches will be held to decide the final ranking. The matches will be held at the weekends at the Fubang Stadium of Ningbo Sports Center and the stadium of the College of Science and Technology of Ningbo University.
Reportedly, it will be an important task for Ningbo to promote the football clubs’ development and strengthening the growth of the local Super League teams.