Captains of China and Hong Kong, Lin Lofeng (left) and Leung Sui-wing, exchange banners before their momentous World Cup qualifier in Beijing on May 19, 1985. Photo: SCMP Pictures Captains of China and Hong Kong, Lin Lofeng (left) and Leung Sui-wing, exchange banners before their momentous World Cup qualifier in Beijing on May 19, 1985. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Captains of China and Hong Kong, Lin Lofeng (left) and Leung Sui-wing, exchange banners before their momentous World Cup qualifier in Beijing on May 19, 1985. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong and China to square off in World Cup qualifier … that sparked Beijing riot 30 years ago

Dramatic draw for Asian campaign sees city placed in group C with China, Qatar, Bhutan and Maldives

Topic |   2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying
Captains of China and Hong Kong, Lin Lofeng (left) and Leung Sui-wing, exchange banners before their momentous World Cup qualifier in Beijing on May 19, 1985. Photo: SCMP Pictures Captains of China and Hong Kong, Lin Lofeng (left) and Leung Sui-wing, exchange banners before their momentous World Cup qualifier in Beijing on May 19, 1985. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Captains of China and Hong Kong, Lin Lofeng (left) and Leung Sui-wing, exchange banners before their momentous World Cup qualifier in Beijing on May 19, 1985. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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