Children play football at the Kitchee sports centre in Sha Tin on October 4. The HK$84 million training centre is barely a year old. Photo: David Wong Children play football at the Kitchee sports centre in Sha Tin on October 4. The HK$84 million training centre is barely a year old. Photo: David Wong
Children play football at the Kitchee sports centre in Sha Tin on October 4. The HK$84 million training centre is barely a year old. Photo: David Wong
Urban planning

Kitchee land fiasco highlights lack of long-term planning for sports facilities in Hong Kong

Ian Brownlee says zoning loopholes are among factors to blame and calls for public support to keep the site as open space, or hundreds of other sports and community service providers could face a similar fate

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Children play football at the Kitchee sports centre in Sha Tin on October 4. The HK$84 million training centre is barely a year old. Photo: David Wong Children play football at the Kitchee sports centre in Sha Tin on October 4. The HK$84 million training centre is barely a year old. Photo: David Wong
Children play football at the Kitchee sports centre in Sha Tin on October 4. The HK$84 million training centre is barely a year old. Photo: David Wong
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