2007–08 in Hong Kong Football

'End of journey' as Cordeiro plays last HK game

A long-time servant of Hong Kong soccer bids farewell to fans today as Sunray Cave Sun Hei defender Cristiano Cordeiro makes his last appearance at Mong Kok Stadium.

Sunday, 3 June, 2012, 12:00am

Show Super Cup the red card

You have to wonder about the people who walk the corridors of power at the Hong Kong Football Association in Ho Man Tin. Out of the blue, they unveiled plans this week for a new competition next season, the Super Cup. At first glance, it seems innocent enough. But take a closer look and the word 'conspiracy' comes to mind.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Outsiders to put our house in order

A new dawn will rise for Hong Kong soccer when the two biggest pieces in the Project Phoenix jigsaw are put in place in a couple of weeks. The two new pieces are no mere pawns. They are the chief executive and the Hong Kong team coach. Both are expected to be foreigners.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

An investment in the future

At last the Hong Kong Football Association seems to have got its act together, taking the bold decision to include the city's under-21 team in the First Division in the new season.

21 Aug 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

Ticket prices are justified, insists HKFA

Profit-making is not the Premier League's priority, HKFA boss Brian Leung Hung-tak said yesterday, as organisers announced a highest-priced ticket of HK$460 - up $80 from four years ago - for the Barclays Asia Trophy in Hong Kong next month.

2 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Alvin Sallay

The champagne has been drunk and the celebrations are over but the party is just beginning for Kitchee, who last week were crowned Hong Kong First Division league champions after an excruciating 47-year wait.

15 May 2011 - 12:00am

Hong Kong men and women into last eight

Hong Kong women's team have secured five consecutive wins to reach the quarter-finals of the World Team Championships in Moscow. Despite resting two top players, Jiang Huajun and Tie Yana, Hong Kong beat Ukraine 3-0 in their final group C match yesterday through Lau Sui-fei, Zhang Rui and Yu Kwok-see.

28 May 2010 - 12:00am

Double delight for Hong Kong

Local boys' and girls' teams clinch basketball titles at schools interport competition in Macau

Hong Kong's boys and girls were crowned champions at the Interport Secondary Schools Basketball Championships held in Macau from March 28 to 31.

22 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Juventus' big three in squad to face Caroliners

Star players Pavel Nedved, Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet will make return appearances to Hong Kong when they spearhead Italian giants Juventus for an exhibition match against South China next month.

17 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Beckham roadshow coming to town

Hong Kong supporters will get another chance to see English superstar in action

David Beckham is on his way to Hong Kong. After two days of meetings and discussions, the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has agreed to sanction an exhibition match between Beckham's Los Angeles Galaxy and a South China Invitation Team on Sunday week.

29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

The hard work is yet to come, says HK coach

Hong Kong continued their winning ways in the world team championships with clean-sheet victories in both the men and women's events on the second day of competition at Guangzhou Gymnasium yesterday.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Official attacks HKFA over its player insurance

A leading club official has criticised the Hong Kong Football Association for failing to carry their share of insurance and medical costs for players hurt when playing for Hong Kong.

Playing for the League XI side, South China striker Detinho was repeatedly clattered into by Guangdong players during the away leg of the annual Interport series in Foshan last week.

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Ho picks himself off scrap heap to earn international call-up

Just two seasons ago, goalkeeper Ho Kwok-chuen was worried his days in top-flight domestic football were numbered, but now things have improved so much he is in the frame to make his international debut for Hong Kong this weekend.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Caroliners big winners, and losers

South China moved to the top of the Coolpoint Ventilation First Division yesterday, thrashing Workable 6-1, but they paid a high price for staging the match at Hong Kong Stadium.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

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