Hong Kong goalkeeper Yapp Hung-fai gets in a tangle with a South Korea player during their match at the EAFF Championship in Busan. Photo: Reuters

EAFF E-1 Football Championship: Hong Kong lose 2-0 to South Korea in their opening match

  • Hosts eventually break Hong Kong’s resistance just before the break in front of a sparse crowd in Busan
  • Hong Kong coach Mixu Paatelainen disappointed with the result but looks forward to ‘fantastic’ Japan in their next match
Topic |   EAFF E-1 Football Championship (East Asian Football Championship)

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Hong Kong goalkeeper Yapp Hung-fai gets in a tangle with a South Korea player during their match at the EAFF Championship in Busan. Photo: Reuters
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.