Hong Kong skipper Jamie Hood tries to escape the Philippines defence during the Asian Games in Incheon last week. Hood and his team-mates will have home field advantage for the Asian qualifying tournament ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo: Nora Tam/SCMP
Alvin Sallay
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There’s no place like home to get Hong Kong fired up for Olympics qualifier

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Hong Kong skipper Jamie Hood tries to escape the Philippines defence during the Asian Games in Incheon last week. Hood and his team-mates will have home field advantage for the Asian qualifying tournament ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo: Nora Tam/SCMP
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Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay was a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years and reported on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup. A long-time Asia expert, he has also been to seven consecutive Asian Games.