Football

Kitchee narrow gap on Caroliners

PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 December, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 29 December, 2008, 12:00am

Kitchee ended the year on a high as they narrowed South China's lead at the top of the Coolpoint Ventilation First Division to five points after thrashing Sheffield United 3-0 at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday. Lo Kwan-yee scored a brace after Gao Wen had given his side the lead. Second-placed Kitchee finished the year on 27 points, behind leaders South China who are on 32 points after 12 matches. In other action, Convoy Sun Hei needed a 67th minute penalty from Giovane da Silva to beat struggling Tuen Mun Progoal 1-0, also at Mong Kok Stadium.