Fans encourage the Hong Kong team in their Fifa World Cup 2022 qualifier against Iran at Hong Kong Stadium in September. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bahrain will go ahead despite increasing social unrest: HKFA chairman

  • No requests have been received from stakeholders to change venue for match that is also an AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifier
  • Security measures at Hong Kong Stadium are to be enhanced as fans are asked to behave
Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2022

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Fans encourage the Hong Kong team in their Fifa World Cup 2022 qualifier against Iran at Hong Kong Stadium in September. Photo: Felix Wong
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Hong Kong football team coach Mixu Paatelainen (centre) gestures during the Fifa World Cup 2022 qualifying match against Iran at Hong Kong Stadium in September. Photo: Felix Wong

World Cup 2022: Hong Kong fans called on to get behind team against Bahrain by coach Mixu Paatelainen

  • Finnish head coach wants repeat of ‘magnificent’ atmosphere at Hong Kong Stadium against Iran
  • Injuries and lack of time with the squad is a concern, admits Paatelainen, as they face tough test
Topic |   Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA)

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Hong Kong football team coach Mixu Paatelainen (centre) gestures during the Fifa World Cup 2022 qualifying match against Iran at Hong Kong Stadium in September. Photo: Felix Wong
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