Full Name: Jiangsu Sainty FC
Nickname: Bloody Jasmine
Founded: 1958 as (Jiangsu Provincial Team)
Home Ground: Nanjing Olympic Stadium
Manager/Coach: Dragan Okuka (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
League Champions: -
League Runner-Up: -
FA Cup Winner: -
Jiangsu FC was founded in 1958 as Jiangsu Provincial Team and struggled to achieve any success in the early years. Their first title, albeit in the second division, came in 1992 which won the promotion to the Jia A League.
The club become professional in 1994 and were consistently amongst the top six in the second division, but couldn’t quite crack it for promotion. Promotion to the CSL was achieved in 2008 when they won the second division.
Jiangsu Sainty is currently owned by Sainty Group who took over the club in 2000.