On 28 June 2019, University of Maribor was visited by a delegation from the Sahndong Sports University. Members of the delegation were:

  • WANG Yi, Secretary of Party Committee, SSU; President, China National Football Academy and China National Basketball Academy
  • MA Junming, Director, Shandong Football Administration; Vice President and Secretary General, Shandong Football Association
  • HE Peidong, Director of Party Committee and President, SSU, Director of Foreign Affairs Office,SSU
  • CONG Peikai, Deputy Director, Management Committee of Rizhao Campuses, SSU, (Division of Competition and Training)
  • AN Mulei, Headmaster, High School of Shandong Sport University
  • LIU Yuanxiang, Deputy Director, Department of Development and Planning, SSU
  • MEN Yadong, Chief Representative for Europe Collaborations, SSU
  • LIU Yanguo, Chairman and General Manager, Wanping Group​