Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield 2008–09

Citizen get cup boost before AFC campaign

Citizen received a timely boost ahead of their AFC Cup campaign when they beat newly crowned Senior Shield champions Sunray Cave Sun Hei 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the Halewinner League Cup at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday.

Monday, 27 February, 2012, 12:00am

Sun Hei 'will be right for Shield final'

Sunray Cave JC Sun Hei coach Ricardo Rambo promised a different game in the Canbo Senior Shield final after his team were thrashed 4-2 by South China in the BMA First Division at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday.

The two sides meet again in the February 18 final, with the winners going into the AFC Cup.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

South China held to a draw by Pegasus in Shield semi-final

South China will have to wait until Christmas Day before finding out whether they are good enough to advance to the Canbo Senior Shield final, after being held to a 2-2 draw by TSW Pegasus in the first leg of the semi-finals at Yuen Long Stadium yesterday. The December 25 return-leg match will be held at Hong Kong Stadium, considered South China's home ground.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Butt gets another chance to win place in South China's AFC Cup squad

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Nicky Butt has one more game to prove his worth to South China, who yesterday delayed the selection of their three foreign players for the Asian Football Confederation Cup until the weekend.

18 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Caroliners' Silva to play for Pegasus

South China have lent Leandro Silva to TSW Pegasus. The Brazilian striker returned to the Caroliners this season after steering them into the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup semi-finals in 2009. Despite scoring six goals this season, Silva has been struggling for a regular place in the squad.

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Early goals set up Pegasus victory

A disappointing performance from Hong Kong international rightback Chak Ting-fung saw Fourway Rangers lose 3-2 to TSW Pegasus in the League Cup quarter-finals at Tsing Yi Sports Ground yesterday.

10 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Carreiro volley knocks out Tuen Mun

Citizen are through to the quarter-finals of the Canbo Senior Shield following a 1-0 victory against Tuen Mun at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground last night. A spectacular volley from the edge of the box by Paulo Carreiro in the sixth minute easily beat Tuen Mun goalkeeper Wei Zhao.

22 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Rangers red-hot ahead of Caroliners clash

Fourway Rangers set the tone for their clash against South China on Thursday with a 5-2 victory over Sun Hei in the BMA First Division yesterday. Roberto Fronza scored two penalties at Sham Shui Po Sports Ground for Rangers, who replaced South China at the top of the table.

27 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Citizen and Pegasus target final victory to claim AFC Cup spot

Citizen and Tin Shui Wai Pegasus will be competing to join South China as winners of silverware this season when they meet in today's FA Cup final at Hong Kong Stadium.

With the Caroliners having secured the league and Senior Shield titles already, the FA Cup remains the only trophy up for grabs as the season comes to an end today.

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

Caroliners' treble dream dashed

South China's dream of winning all three domestic titles was dashed when they were knocked out of the FA Cup by Citizen at Yuen Long Stadium yesterday.

Citizen prevailed 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the quarter-final match was goalless at the end of 120 minutes.

4 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Fourway hold back key duo from under-20 tour

A weakened Hong Kong under-20 squad leave for the National Games qualifiers in Chongqing tomorrow after two Fourway players were asked to stay to play in the FA Cup.

24 May 2009 - 12:00am

Convoy Sun Hei rise to fourth spot

Former champions Convoy Sun Hei surged two places to fourth in the Coolpoint Ventilation First Division table after edging Fourway 1-0 at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday. Brazilian striker Giovane da Silva scored on the hour to hand Sun Hei their 10th win of the campaign.

14 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Sun Hei held to draw

Convoy Sun Hei coach Yan Lik-kin feels his side should have scooped all three points in yesterday's disappointing 2-2 draw with struggling Sheffield United in the Coolpoint Ventilation First Division at Mong Kok Stadium.

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Pegasus put the icing on the cake

Recently-crowned Senior Shield champions TSW Pegasus put the icing on the cake as they ended the year on a high after thrashing cellar dwellers Xiangxue Eisiti 3- 0 in the Coolpoint Ventilation First Division at Mong Kok Stadium last night.

30 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Rambo hopes to draw first blood and secure Shield

TSW Pegasus go into today's Senior Shield final against Convoy Sun Hei as the underdogs at Hong Kong Stadium, but they have a secret weapon in Jose Ricardo Rambo.

Pegasus coach Rambo (pictured) will be plotting out his strategy, hoping to guide the First Division newcomers to their first trophy in their embryonic history.

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am