Josep Gombau

Play-off win perfect gift for departing Gombau

Josep Gombau. Photo: Xinhua

It was mission completed for outgoing coach Josep Gombau as Kitchee won the inaugural season play-off match against Tuen Mun at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 3:38am

Bitter-sweet farewell as Gombau seeks last win

Outgoing Kitchee head coach Josep Gombau. Photo: Felix Wong

Outgoing Kitchee head coach Josep Gombau has mixed feelings as he takes charge of his last match in Hong Kong against Tuen Mun in the season play-off final at Mong Kok Stadium.

26 May 2013 - 5:54am

Kitchee coach hopes for farewell FA cup final win against Pegasus

Josep Gombau. Photo: Xinhua

Kitchee coach Josep Gombau is hoping for a farewell gift from his side today as they attempt to repeat last year's victory over Sun Pegasus in the FA Cup final at Hong Kong Stadium.

11 May 2013 - 5:18am

Busan IPark fend off Hong Kong League XI in Lunar New Year Cup opener

The Hong Kong League XI but couldn’t quite pull off a fairytale victory. Photo: Xinhua

South Korea’s Busan IPark fought off a spirited display from the Hong Kong League XI to win their opening encounter in the Lunar New Year Cup at Hong Kong Stadium.

The local team, made up of the cream of the First Division which had come together only a few days ago, rose to the occasion but couldn’t quite pull off a fairytale victory as they went down 3-1 to the K-League visitors.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Kitchee coach throws in towel after Rangers loss

Kitchee coach Josep Gombau. Photo: Felix Wong

Kitchee remains second in the standings, but is now six points adrift of leaders South China, who become the hot favourites with seven matches left for both teams.

1 Feb 2013 - 2:45am

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.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

Two down, one to go as Kitchee chase treble glory

The mission is not yet over, even though Kitchee wrapped up another campaign as BMA First Division champions by trouncing Biu Chun Rangers 4-1 in the last league match of the season at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground yesterday.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Hot start to AFC Cup for Kitchee

Kitchee coach Josep Gombau warned his team not to get too carried away by their emphatic 3-1 victory over Tampines Rovers in the AFC Cup last night, saying there was still much work ahead.

7 Mar 2012 - 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