Hong Kong’s Festus Baise (No 3) celebrates with teammates after drawing with China in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying match at Mong Kok Stadium on November 17, 2015. Photo: SCMP Hong Kong’s Festus Baise (No 3) celebrates with teammates after drawing with China in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying match at Mong Kok Stadium on November 17, 2015. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong’s Festus Baise (No 3) celebrates with teammates after drawing with China in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying match at Mong Kok Stadium on November 17, 2015. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA)

Festus Baise’s scorpion kick – football’s first viral own goal

  • Improbable strike past his own keeper in a Hong Kong league match in December 2011 has been named the ‘greatest own goal ever’
  • Goal racked up more than 1 million views in days afterwards with defender describing it as ‘funny, but terrible too’

Topic |   Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA)
Hong Kong’s Festus Baise (No 3) celebrates with teammates after drawing with China in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying match at Mong Kok Stadium on November 17, 2015. Photo: SCMP Hong Kong’s Festus Baise (No 3) celebrates with teammates after drawing with China in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying match at Mong Kok Stadium on November 17, 2015. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong’s Festus Baise (No 3) celebrates with teammates after drawing with China in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Asian qualifying match at Mong Kok Stadium on November 17, 2015. Photo: SCMP
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