China to host five Spanish Supercopas

The governing body for Spanish football has reached a lucrative deal which will see China host the traditional La Liga curtain-raiser for five years, starting in 2013
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has announced that China will stage five editions of the Spanish Supercopa.

The RFEF has agreed a deal worth €32 million with United Vansen International Sport to allow the Asian country play host to five of the next seven editions of the tournament.

According to AS, it represents an increase in the region of €4m when compared to the agreement between the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Chinese authorities.

Due to time time constraints, it is believed that the first Supercopa clash to be staged in China will be in 2013.

This year's Supercopa will be played between La Liga champions Real Madrid and Copa de Rey holders Barcelona. The two teams also met in the 2011-12 fixture last year, with the Blaugrana emerging victorious 5-4 on aggregate