Sao Paulo targeted for HK tournament

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 January, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 03 January, 2008, 12:00am

Brazilian champions Sao Paulo have been targeted as one of three overseas teams for next month's Lunar New Year tournament. According to a source at the Hong Kong Football Association, South Korea's K-League side Hyundai Tigers and Hajduk Split of Croatia will be hitting town for the four-team event, which also includes a Hong Kong League XI. Sao Paulo won the Brazilian league title for the second year in a row last year, becoming the first team in Brazil to have won the national title five times. At the HKSAR 10th Anniversary Reunification Cup last summer they lost 2-1 at Hong Kong Stadium to Bayern Munich of Germany.