2006–07 in Hong Kong Football

Mission Laos: the AFC qualifiers

After their 3-1 victory in Macau, Hong Kong's under-22 football team have a new goal - to qualify for the first-ever AFC U-22 Championships in 2013.

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 12:00am

HK's young guns face tough test in Laos

Five games in 11 days will test the discipline and mental strength of Hong Kong's younger generation at the inaugural AFC Under-22 Championships qualifiers in Laos, says coach Ernie Merrick.

The 23-member squad leaves today to face a tough task in their first tournament at regional level.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Caroliners face a season without any silverware

South China crashed out of the FA Cup at Hong Kong Stadium yesterday to confirm this season as their worst in years.

A frustrating 3-2 defeat by Kitchee in the quarter-finals means they are set to finish the season without any silverware for the first time since convenor Steven Lo Kit-sing took charge of the club in 2006.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Vietnamese side 'still pose serious threat' to Kitchee

Kitchee have warned their players against complacency when they take on Song Lam Nghe An of Vietnam in the AFC Cup at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground today.

Having won their two opening matches in group F, the Hong Kong champions are top with six points, while the visitors have just one after two matches.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

It's do or die for Kitchee and Caroliners

There will be only one survivor after tonight's BMA First Division clash between champions Kitchee and South China at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground.

Neither side can afford to lose, with TSW Pegasus mounting a determined challenge for their first league title.

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Bonus blow for players as association fails to find FA Cup sponsor

The forthcoming FA Cup has become the only tournament offering no prize money this season after the association failed to secure a title sponsor.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Cordeiro wants Shield as farewell gift

Long-serving expatriate Cristiano Cordeiro is aiming to end his Hong Kong career on a high note when he leads Sunray Cave Sun Hei against South China in the Canbo Senior Shield final today. Playing his 14th year in Hong Kong, the Brazilian centre half (pictured) intends to return to his home country at the end of the season, hopefully with a trophy.

18 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

'Busy' Ng quits as director of HKFA

Influential club official Ken Ng Kin dropped a bombshell last night by resigning as a director of the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) board, just six months after he was elected for a four-year term under the government's Phoenix Project that is designed to revive the game in the city.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Shanghai confident ahead of cup clash with Wofoo Tai Po

Shanghai East Asia arrived in Hong Kong yesterday with the target of retaining the annual interport cup. 'I think the standard of Shanghai soccer is a bit higher than Hong Kong,' said club chairman Xu Genbao, a former China international.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Toothless Caroliners squander more points

South China coach Jan Kocian's job appears to be safe, at least for the time being, despite another scrappy performance last night.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

1,600 fans turn up for season opener

More than 1,600 soccer fans turned out to witness Sunray Cave Sun Hei hold defending champions Kitchee to a 1-1 draw in their BMA First Division opener at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground yesterday.

'The attendance figure is encouraging particularly as there was live television coverage of the match,' said Kitchee boss Ken Ng Kin.

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HK cautious ahead of difficult Saudis clash

Hong Kong would be content with a draw when they travel to Saudi Arabia tomorrow for a 2014 World Cup Asian zone qualifier on Saturday.

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

South China lower sights in coach hunt

South China have been forced to lower their sights for a new head coach after candidates in Germany demanded more than HK$10 million.

Following a disappointing season where they surrendered the First Division League title and made an early exit from the AFC Cup, the domestic powerhouses are desperate to revive their fortunes with an overseas head coach for the new season.

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

All change on and off the pitch for HK game

Acting AFC boss Zhang Jilong this week called for massive reform of the game in Asia as the Fifa pyramid was shaken to its foundation, but that revolution is already happening in Hong Kong

A raft of constitutional changes will transform the corridors of power in the most important period in the 97-year history of the Hong Kong Football Association.

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Cup finals prove perfect rehearsal

Hong Kong's best junior basketball players took part in the Bank of China (Hong Kong) 54th Festival of Sport President's Cup competition at Harbour Road Sports Centre last Saturday.

26 May 2011 - 12:00am