East Asian Football Championshipi

The EAFF E-1 Football Championship, also known as the East Asian Football Championship, is a regional tournament for men's and women's teams from member nations of the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF).

  • Hong Kong finish campaign without scoring a goal, but head coach says it was an important experience ahead of next year’s Asian Cup
  • ‘Now we know what the level is and how we have to get up to play against these teams,’ Andersen insists

Hong Kong have never won a game at any East Asia Football Federation tournament, but Hong Kong coach Andersen says Wednesday’s match is their best hope yet.


Hong Kong look to bounce back from crushing 6-0 defeat by Japan in opening EAFF Championship match, with head coach Jorn Andersen calling for a more attacking style of play.

Zhejiang defender Leung ankle problem will see him miss remaining EAFF Championship games against South Korea and China, following 6-0 thrashing by Japan.


Coach Jorn Andersen admits there is still a huge gap to the biggest teams in the region after opening defeat in EAFF Championship, with games against South Korea and China to come.

Midfield powerhouse Tan Chun-lok and defenders Leung Nok-hang and Vas Nunez confirmed for Hong Kong squad for EAFF Championship in Japan next week.

Chairman says coach’s appointment was made after ‘thorough board discussions’ and it turned out to be the right decision after Hong Kong’s success at the EAAF

South Korea beat Japan’s Tokyo 2020 side to win record fourth EAFF Football Championship, with Vancouver Whitecaps winger Hwang In-beom’s goal the difference in Busan.

Hong Kong protests reach South Korea as fans boo Chinese anthem ahead of loss to Li Tie’s China in EAFF Finals, supporters applauded by Mixu Paatelainen’s players after the match.

China coach Li Tie needs to avoid defeat to Mixu Paatelainen’s side in a game that has taken on added significance amid ongoing Hong Kong protests


Hajime Moriyusa’s Tokyo 2020 side were 4-0 up at the interval before Koki Ogawa completed his hat-trick to seal 5-0 win over a much-changed Hong Kong side in South Korea.

Attacking midfielder is hoping players can be paid in future as Hong Kong women compete in the East Asian Football Federation Championship against China, Taiwan and Mongolia in Guam