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Lunar New Year Cup

A Good Week for ... , February 17, 2013

The Jockey Club's Lunar New Year celebration smashed all records for the occasion as crowds packed Sha Tin racecourse on Tuesday.

Sunday, 17 February, 2013, 1:59am

Own goal helps Hong Kong League XI seal third place

Hong Kong can hold their own in Asia. That was the cry from players and officials after an own goal from Muangthong United captain Datsakorn Thonglao gifted the Hong Kong League XI victory in the third-place play-off in the Lunar New Year Cup on Wednesday.

14 Feb 2013 - 5:15am

Hong Kong FA chief Mark Sutcliffe wants Lunar New Year Cup gate boost

Fingers are crossed at the Hong Kong Football Association that fans will flock to the second and final day's play in the Lunar New Year Cup today and reach the magic number 6,000. That is the number of tickets that need to be sold to reach break-even point for the organisers.

13 Feb 2013 - 3:59am

Muangthong United face goalkeeper crisis for Lunar New Year Cup

Muangthong, who have qualified for this season's AFC Champions League competition, lost their first-choice goalie Kawin Thammasatchanan just before half-time against Shanghai East Asia and then had their second custodian, Umarin Yaodam, red-carded a few minutes into the second half.

12 Feb 2013 - 3:39am

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

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

Organisers hope for fine weather during Lunar New Year Cup

A League XI, comprising mostly top expatriates from the Hong Kong First Division, will meet Busan IPark, of South Korea, with Shanghai East Asia taking on Muangthong United, of Thailand, in the other match at Hong Kong Stadium. The two winners will contest the final on Wednesday.

9 Feb 2013 - 3:51am

Left Field: Club supremos hold all the cards in running national squad

The Yala National Park, deep in the south of Sri Lanka where I'm on holiday, is a wonderful way to get up close and personal with nature. It is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the island with the main attraction being leopards. I am unlucky.

13 Jan 2013 - 6:22am

Hong Kong soccer officials back Lunar New Year Cup with their own money

Hong Kong Football Association officials are putting their own money on the line, guaranteeing that next month's popular Lunar New Year Cup will not lose money.

10 Jan 2013 - 4:28am

Lunar New Year Cup may be cancelled; quality teams needed

Organisers are racing against time to secure quality overseas teams for February's Lunar New Year Cup tournament - failing which, they could opt to shelve the popular tournament for a year.

8 Dec 2012 - 1:54am

Jiang Tianyi is our future, says Hong Kong coach

The future of men's table tennis in Hong Kong lies with Jiang Tianyi, even if he fails to make it past the quarter-finals in London, according to coach Chan Kong-wah.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm