Hong Kong’s Shinichi Chan and Iran’s Ali Gholi Zadeh tussle for the ball in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain. Hong Kong lost 3-1. Photo: HKFA Hong Kong’s Shinichi Chan and Iran’s Ali Gholi Zadeh tussle for the ball in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain. Hong Kong lost 3-1. Photo: HKFA
Hong Kong’s Shinichi Chan and Iran’s Ali Gholi Zadeh tussle for the ball in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain. Hong Kong lost 3-1. Photo: HKFA

Football chief praises Hong Kong after losing 3-1 to highly ranked Iran in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

  • ‘There is a big gap between the two sides in every department and the result is not unexpected,’ says chairman Pui Kwan-kay
  • Matthew Orr scores in closing stages in Bahrain after Hong Kong forced to defend throughout 90 minutes

Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2022
Hong Kong’s Shinichi Chan and Iran’s Ali Gholi Zadeh tussle for the ball in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain. Hong Kong lost 3-1. Photo: HKFA Hong Kong’s Shinichi Chan and Iran’s Ali Gholi Zadeh tussle for the ball in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain. Hong Kong lost 3-1. Photo: HKFA
Hong Kong’s Shinichi Chan and Iran’s Ali Gholi Zadeh tussle for the ball in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain. Hong Kong lost 3-1. Photo: HKFA
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