Hong Kong coach Cheung Kin-fung (left) and League Selection XI counterpart Liu Chun-fai promoting the Lunar New Year before it was cancelled on Thursday night. Photo: Chan Kin-waHong Kong coach Cheung Kin-fung (left) and League Selection XI counterpart Liu Chun-fai promoting the Lunar New Year before it was cancelled on Thursday night. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
Hong Kong coach Cheung Kin-fung (left) and League Selection XI counterpart Liu Chun-fai promoting the Lunar New Year before it was cancelled on Thursday night. Photo: Chan Kin-wa

Wuhan coronavirus: Lunar New Year Cup cancelled by government just hours after HKFA promotes the event

  • Potential health risks too great, says Football Association chairman Pui Kwan-kay, as Hong Kong tightens monitoring of the virus
  • Decision appears to be last minute as the Hong Kong Football Association said in the afternoon the event would go ahead as scheduled

Topic |   Lunar New Year Cup
Hong Kong coach Cheung Kin-fung (left) and League Selection XI counterpart Liu Chun-fai promoting the Lunar New Year before it was cancelled on Thursday night. Photo: Chan Kin-waHong Kong coach Cheung Kin-fung (left) and League Selection XI counterpart Liu Chun-fai promoting the Lunar New Year before it was cancelled on Thursday night. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
Hong Kong coach Cheung Kin-fung (left) and League Selection XI counterpart Liu Chun-fai promoting the Lunar New Year before it was cancelled on Thursday night. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
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