Dejan Antoni?

Kitchee bow out of AFC Cup as Arema prevail

Kitchee's AFC Cup campaign came to an abrupt end after they were well beaten by visitors Arema of Indonesia 2-0 in the round of 16 match at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground last night.

Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 12:00am

'Old boy' Antonic out to beat Kitchee

Former Kitchee coach Dejan Antonic will be leading Arema of Indonesia in an attempt to beat his former club when the two sides meet in the one-legged AFC Cup round of 16 match at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground tonight.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Huang goal enough to put Kitchee in Cup final

Treble-chasing Kitchee took a step closer to another trophy after defeating Biu Chun Rangers 1-0 to reach the FA Cup final yesterday.

Midfielder Huang Yang scored the only goal of the match in the sixth minute at Mong Kok Stadium to set up a final showdown with TSW Pegasus in two weeks' time.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Young Aussie Evans to bolster Kitchee defence

Young Australian defender Dean Evans has joined Kitchee as the champions prepare for the defence of their league title and their first AFC Cup campaign.

Evans, 21, has made one appearance in his three-year tenure with Western Australia side Perth Glory, but the centre-half was the captain of their youth squad, playing in the eight-team National Youth League.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


League champions Kitchee capped a 'perfect season' last night when they stunned Scottish giants Celtic 1-0 to win the HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club.

Having sealed their first league title since 1964 a little over a week ago, Kitchee became the first local team to win the prestigious event since Instant Dict in 2000.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

New Year tournament to encourage sides to attack

Organisers hope a novel playing format will boost attendance at the Fortis Chinese New Year Cup at Hong Kong Stadium on February 17.

Three teams - reigning Asian club champions Pohang Steelers, of South Korea, and local sides Pegasus and Kitchee - will feature in a round- robin competition of three matches, each lasting 45 minutes.

19 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Pegasus coach feels no pressure

Pegasus coach Ricardo Rambo insists he feels no pressure despite failing to win a game after three matches at the helm. Pegasus were held to a goalless draw by Kitchee in the BMA First Division at Yuen Long Stadium yesterday. 'We have played three hard matches since I took charge,' said the Brazilian coach, who returned to Pegasus last month, replacing Dejan Antonic.

18 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Pegasus continue fine form against Caroliners

Tin Shui Wai Pegasus continued their fine run against champions South China as they fought out a 2-2 draw in a BMA First Division top-of-the-table clash at Yuen Long Stadium yesterday.

Despite a midweek change of coaching staff, Pegasus showed great determination by coming back from a two-goal deficit in the first half.

4 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Loss of job angers former Pegasus coach

Dejan Antonic has claimed Tin Shui Wai Pegasus ended his contract as coach without giving him a reason. 'I was shocked,' the Serbian said. 'The team have been doing well in the league and cup competitions. I'm in the dark.' Pegasus are third in the league, one point behind leaders Sun Hei and Kitchee, and will play Kitchee in next week's Senior Shield semi-finals.

31 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Classy Bahrain see off spirited HK

Hong Kong were outclassed by Bahrain last night as they kicked off their 2011 Asian Cup group A qualifying campaign with a 3-1 defeat.

Substitute Cheng Siu-wai scored a late goal to save some pride for the home team in front of a 6,013 crowd at Hong Kong Stadium, the biggest crowd of the season.

22 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Stretch it out

Happy Valley and Kitchee players join forces for the first time in a training session at the Causeway Bay Sports Ground in preparation for the Mission Hills Cup against Spanish giants Barcelona at the Hong Kong Stadium next Friday. Thirteen players from each club will form an invitation XI, to be coached by Happy Valley's Loh Kai-wah and Kitchee's Dejan Antonic.

2 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

HK relying on old heads to get through to final

However, Valley star Guy says fitness and team work will count just as much

It's a classic case of men against boys, but Hong Kong defender Gerard Ambassa Guy has downplayed the local team's chances of winning the Lunar New Year Cup, which kicks off tomorrow.

17 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

FA tries to get ball rolling

The Hong Kong First Division kicks off today with another trying season in prospect, although local authorities insist there is light at the end of tunnel after years of despair.

14 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Antonic told to be patient after operation on Achilles

Rangers star signing Dejan Antonic has been told to be 'patient' and 'not to rush into things' after undergoing surgery on a torn Achilles tendon recently.

21 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Cheng pins hopes on Instant reincarnation

Former Footballer of the Year Ricky Cheng Siu-chung relishes the prospect of playing with the same teammates and under the same coach next season even though Instant-Dict have decided to pull out of the First Division.

23 Jun 2001 - 12:00am