Wofoo Tai Po

Wofoo Tai Po vow return to top flight after play-off defeat against Tuen Mun

Wofoo Tai Po lost 2-1 to Tuen Mun. Photo: Xinhua

Already relegated to the Second Division by finishing bottom of the RedMR First Division, Tai Po lost 2-1 to Tuen Mun in the end-of-season play-offs.

Sunday, 19 May, 2013, 5:00am

Relegated Tai Po slam South China's players

South China team's Padovani Celin Alessandro (left) and Sunray Cave JC Sun Hei team's Affonso Junior Roberto Orlando (Right) in action during First Divison soccer match. Photo: Edward Wong

An official from Wofoo Tai Po heavily criticised the attitude of South China players for losing to Sunray Cave Sun Hei on the final day of the league on Saturday, a result that helped ensure Tai Po would be relegated.

9 May 2013 - 4:48am

Tai Po relegated after Yokohama's stoppage time equaliser

South China players celebrate winning the RedMR First Division despite losing the final match of their campaign 4-3 against Sun Hei at Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Edward Wong

Senior Shield champions Tai Po were leading 2-1 against Yokohama after Aender Mesquita scored in the 90th minute, a result that would have ensured their survival in the top flight. Instead, Japanese striker Kenji Fukuda scored the equaliser in stoppage, relegating Tai Po to the Second Division next season.

5 May 2013 - 4:00am

Sun Pegasus reach first cup final of season

Chan Chi-hong, Sun Pegasus coach

Sun Pegasus coach Chan Chi-hong has challenged his players to maintain their improved performance after reaching their first cup final of the season.

28 Apr 2013 - 6:29am

Soccer Digest, March 11, 2013

Neil Lennon

Christian Annan sent Wofoo Tai Po to the FA Cup semi-finals after scoring twice and setting up the other in a 3-1 victory over Yokohama FC at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground yesterday. 

11 Mar 2013 - 4:02am

Pay us or we quit, district clubs urge the government

Tsang Tak-sing

Senior Shield champions Wofoo Tai Po and Southern have threatened to withdraw from the First Division next season if the government fails to meet their request for increasing financial support, while a third district team, Tuen Mun, are seriously considering whether to stay in the top flight.

4 Mar 2013 - 3:12am

Short sport, February 24, 2013

Senior Shield champions Wofoo Tai Po came from behind to snatch the points in a 3-1 win over Citizen in yesterday's RedMR First Division soccer match at Tai Po Sports Ground. 

15 Feb 2014 - 2:29am

Warning over finances of district soccer clubs

Senior Shield champions Wofoo Tai Po also threatened to quit next season due to financial pressure. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

District clubs will not be able to survive in the First Division if the government continues to neglect the financial pressure they face, Southern chairman Chan Man-chun has warned.

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Left Field: District teams need extra support

Senior Shield was a hollow victory for Wofoo Tai Po, as the tournament has been devalued by HKFA's introduction of the new Super Cup. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Listening to Chan Ping, club secretary of Senior Shield champions Wofoo Tai Po, you get the feeling that the reality in la-la land - aka the Hong Kong Football Association - is treacherous ground for district-based teams and that the much-hyped Project Phoenix is not worth the paper it is written on.

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Shield champions Tai Po fear going out of business

Wofoo Tai Po celebrate their penalty shoot-out win against Citizen in the Canbo Senior Shield final yesterday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Wofoo Tai Po deserved the cup - their first Shield title since winning promotion to the top flight in 2006. They came back from two goals down to level the score at 2-2, forcing the match into the extra-time before winning the penalty shoot-out 5-3.

3 Feb 2013 - 2:51am

Injury riddled Citizen at the mercy of Tai Po in Senior shield

Many Citizen players, including Paulo Carreiro (2nd left), are carrying injuries. Photo: Xinhua

Citizen's executive director Calvin Pui Ho-wang admitted none of the team's regular forwards was fully fit for the cup final. "The coaching team is trying to fix the problem," said Pui. "All these injured players want to start because this is an important match, and we need to weigh all the options before making a final decision."

27 Jan 2013 - 4:44am

Sports Digest, January 19, 2013

Justin Rose of England was the early clubhouse leader in Abu Dhabi after a 69. Photo: Reuters

Tiger Woods missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship yesterday after being penalised two shots for wrongly thinking he had a free drop after his golf ball became entangled in weeds.

19 Jan 2013 - 3:22am

Tai Po eye Shield glory after edging Southern

Tai Po's Aender Mesquita is tackled by Landon Ling. Photo: Xinhua

Wofoo Tai Po reached the Canbo Senior Shield final yesterday after beating Southern 3-1 in the second leg of their semi-final for a 3-2 aggregate victory.

A two-goal blast in the opening stages set the tone for sweet revenge as Tai Po made up for the 1-0 defeat in the first leg three weeks ago.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:10am