Former Hong Kong team coach and technical adviser to the Chinese Football Association Kwok Ka-ming, who was in charge of the soccer programme at the time of the handover, said soccer cast out of the elite academy for accused by the decision makers offailing to produce results compared with other sports. Photo: Dickson Lee

‘We look like we’re moving backwards’: how Hong Kong soccer has struggled since its banishment as an elite sport

A decision 20 years ago to remove the game from the elite sports structure has had far-reaching implications

Topic |   Hong Kong handover 20th anniversary

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Former Hong Kong team coach and technical adviser to the Chinese Football Association Kwok Ka-ming, who was in charge of the soccer programme at the time of the handover, said soccer cast out of the elite academy for accused by the decision makers offailing to produce results compared with other sports. Photo: Dickson Lee
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