The newly renovated pitch at Hong Kong Stadium, which officials say will be fine for a rugby tournament but not the Hong Kong v China World Cup qualifier. Photo: David Wong

HK$100 million for new pitch at Hong Kong Stadium - but government says 'highly unlikely' it can host crunch World Cup qualifier v China

Rugby tournament takes place on new surface a week before qualifier, but insiders believe security fears are real reason

Topic |   2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying

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The newly renovated pitch at Hong Kong Stadium, which officials say will be fine for a rugby tournament but not the Hong Kong v China World Cup qualifier. Photo: David Wong
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