China head coach Bruno Bini has announced his final 20 player squad ahead of Monday's opening match of the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifiers.

Bini has kept faith of a majority of China's World Cup squad which reached the quarter finals of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

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Experienced defender and captain Li Dongna leads the team with winger Han Peng, emerging forward Wang Shuang and striker Wang Shanshan other key players.

Notable absentees from the squad include influential midfielder Wang Lisi and goalkeeper Wang Fei, who earlier in the week was released among speculation about a break down in her professional relationship with Bini.

Since taking over in late September 2015, Bini's side has been defeated just once in 9 matches and ended the United States 12 year, 103 match unbeaten streak on home soil.

The Steel Roses commence their tournament against Vietnam on 29 February 2016.

China Squad - Women's Olympic Qualifiers

Goalkeepers: Zhao Lina (Shanghai), Zhang Yue (Beijing), Bi Xiaolin(Dalian)

Defenders: Liu Shanshan (Changshun), Wu Haiyan (Shandong), Zhao Rong (Changchun), Li Dongna (Tianjin), Xue Jiad (Dalian)

Midfielders: Tan Ruyin (Guangdong), Ren Guixin (Changchun), Li Ying (Shandong), Yang Man (Shandong), Han Peng (Tianjin), Lou Jiahui (Henan), Wang Shuang (Dalian), Zhang Rui (Army Team)

Forwards: Zhao Xue (Shandong), Gu Yasha (Beijing), Ma Xiaoxu (Dalian), Wang Shanshan (Tianjin)