Former footballer Lee Wai-lim arrives at the District Court in Wan Chai to hear his sentence over a match-fixing offence. Photo: Dickson Lee Former footballer Lee Wai-lim arrives at the District Court in Wan Chai to hear his sentence over a match-fixing offence. Photo: Dickson Lee
Former footballer Lee Wai-lim arrives at the District Court in Wan Chai to hear his sentence over a match-fixing offence. Photo: Dickson Lee
Jonathan White
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Opinion

Jonathan White

Low stakes and lower interest – why does no one seem to care about match-fixing in Hong Kong soccer?

Fans being more bothered about World Cup television pricing than the plague on domestic league makes it difficult for HKFA and ICAC to battle betting

Former footballer Lee Wai-lim arrives at the District Court in Wan Chai to hear his sentence over a match-fixing offence. Photo: Dickson Lee Former footballer Lee Wai-lim arrives at the District Court in Wan Chai to hear his sentence over a match-fixing offence. Photo: Dickson Lee
Former footballer Lee Wai-lim arrives at the District Court in Wan Chai to hear his sentence over a match-fixing offence. Photo: Dickson Lee
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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.