Wang Weiping, a leading Chinese football referee, passed away.
Wang Weiping was born in Baodi, Tianjin in December 1916. One of the first batch of national football referees in China, and one of the first batch of international football referees in China.
Wang Weiping passed away on September 22 at the age of 104. Wang Weiping made great contributions to the football refereeing career in New China. He was awarded the honorary title of "Lifetime Dedication, Green Meritor" by the Chinese Football Association during his lifetime. Wang Weiping was a member of the AFC Disarmament Committee and Vice Chairman of the Chinese Football Association.