Hong Kong’s Sandro reaches for the ball against Japan’s Koki Ogawa during their EAFF E-1 clash in Busan. Photo: XinhuaHong Kong’s Sandro reaches for the ball against Japan’s Koki Ogawa during their EAFF E-1 clash in Busan. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong’s Sandro reaches for the ball against Japan’s Koki Ogawa during their EAFF E-1 clash in Busan. Photo: Xinhua

EAFF: Hong Kong meet China for first time since protests began as both teams try to avoid ‘wooden spoon’ in Busan

  • Backdrop of ongoing protests, now in its seventh month, gives football match added impetus
  • Teams last met in the Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers back in 2015, with both games finishing 0-0

Topic |   EAFF E-1 Football Championship (East Asian Football Championship)
Hong Kong’s Sandro reaches for the ball against Japan’s Koki Ogawa during their EAFF E-1 clash in Busan. Photo: XinhuaHong Kong’s Sandro reaches for the ball against Japan’s Koki Ogawa during their EAFF E-1 clash in Busan. Photo: Xinhua
Hong Kong’s Sandro reaches for the ball against Japan’s Koki Ogawa during their EAFF E-1 clash in Busan. Photo: Xinhua
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