China friendlies aganst Australia, Uzbekistan, USA

China will play friendly matches against Australia and Uzbekistan this month as part of warm-ups for the AFC Asian Cup 2007, the China Football Association announced. China will meet Australia in Guangzhou on 24 March and face off against Uzbekistan in neighbouring Macau on 27 March, said CFA spokesman Dong Hua. The CFA want all national players currently with European clubs to return for the matches that come ahead of the AFC Asian Cup16-team Finals to be held in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam in July, he said. China will also play a friendly against the United States on 2 June at the Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California, AFCMedia added.