Hong Kong Top Footballer Awards

Caroliners striker Chan wins HK's Player of the Year

South China striker Chan Siu-ki became the second-youngest player to win the Player of the Year award last night after steering Hong Kong to success at the 2009 East Asian Games.

Thursday, 3 June, 2010, 12:00am

Gold medal offers inspiration for HK

After the extraordinary performance of the Hong Kong team in last month's East Asian Games, Young Post asked four young footballers about its effect on the development of the local game.

'The gold medal certainly boosted young players' morale,' said David Ngan Lok-fung, 16, a promising squad member at Kitchee Sports Club of the local First Division.

7 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Veteran footballer takes overdose

Former footballer of the year Tam Siu-wai was in stable condition in hospital last night after taking an overdose of pills.

9 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Top place-getters in yesterday's events

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9 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Sun Hei face uphill battle in Jordan

Convoy Sun Hei face a tough task in taking on Al Wihdat of Jordan in the second leg of the AFC Cup quarter-finals at Amman International Stadium tonight. Having lost their home leg 1-0 a week ago, the Hong Kong side's chances of reaching the next stage seem remote. But coach Koo Luam Khen remains defiant. 'It is difficult but not impossible,' said Koo.

25 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Valley profit from Cordeiro's misfortune

Happy Valley reached their second straight cup final when they edged out Sun Hei 7-6 on penalties after yesterday's Senior Shield semi-final ended in a 1-1 deadlock after extra-time at Hong Kong Stadium.

13 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Beaten SAR side retain their dignity

Hong Kong won the respect of their fans and their opponents despite losing the big match, local Chinese-language media said yesterday. Although Hong Kong players failed to repeat the '5-19' victory of 19 years ago, fans leaving the Siu Sai Wan Stadium were smiling as they believed Hong Kong had retained their dignity.

2 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Cheng back with Valley

Former Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Ricky Cheng Siu-chung has ended speculation over his immediate future by signing a one-year contract with Happy Valley. Cheng, who left Hong Kong giants South China at the end of last season, has returned to the club which launched his career in the SAR.

8 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Players' departure sign of the times

It is so sad to hear that two Hong Kong national players are quitting football to become fire-fighters ('HK pair extinguish national careers', South China Morning Post, July 24).

Yeung Hei-chi and Yiu Hok-man, who helped Sun Hei win their first league championship last year, have decided to quit the unsteady career of the professional footballer.

27 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Cordeiro escapes Caroliners purge

FA Cup and League Cup winners South China will kick off the new season in September with just a single foreign import - 2000-2001 Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Cristiano Cordeiro - in a move to keep a tight budget.

27 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Valley go cold on Cheng's demands

Former league champions Happy Valley have ended their bid to sign talented striker Ricky Cheng Siu-chung, who remains clubless in his adopted country Costa Rica. Happy Valley manager Lim Fong Kee said the club were no longer interested in signing the one-time Hong Kong Footballer of the Year because of his high wage demands and his inconsistent form.

25 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Star-studded farewell to Santos

Leslie Santos' testimonial match next month will include local stars from the entertainment industry who will do their bit to say goodbye to one of the SAR's best midfielders.

25 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

McKeown hopes for end to drought

Gary McKeown, probably playing his last match for Sun Hei, hopes to go out on a high note by leading the team to the league title with a crucial match against defending champions Happy Valley today.

20 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

There's a new willingness among officials and clubs to halt the alarming decline in attendances, says Lam

Hong Kong soccer faces its stiffest challenge yet as it tries to pick up the pieces after suffering tremen dous declines in attendances and gate receipts last season.

The league opener between champions Happy Valley and South China this afternoon at Hong Kong Stadium will be an indicator as to whether the crowds will return.

16 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Caroliners success a 'must' if game is to thrive

Cristiano Cordeiro says it is 'absolutely essential' South China win trophies if Hong Kong soccer is to ever get back on its feet again. This might be considered a harsh statement, but the 28-year-old Brazilian defender knows it is only too true.

16 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

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