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 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.
Two goals from Kang Seong-jin and a strike from captain Hong Chul give South Korea 3-0 win in East Asian Football Championship.
Defender Wang Linlin scores equaliser in 76th minute as Steel Roses battle back from going a goal down.
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.
Paulo Bento’s side hand China 3-0 defeat at Toyota Stadium to move level on points with Japan.
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.
Head coach Jorn Andersen has already given his side the underdogs status for a tournament where they will face South Korea and China.
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.
Best players needed for Asian Cup qualifiers and Kitchee’s AFC Champions League games, insists Football Association chairman.
Hong Kong set to face Japan in the opening match of the East Asian Football Federation when competition gets under on July 19.
Hong Kong’s Under-23 squad will be looking to join Japan, South Korea and China at this year’s tournament with no qualification required.
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
Kim Min-jae rises to head home the only goal of the match in front of a partisan but sparse crowd at the Asian Main Stadium to set up showdown with Japan
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.
South Korean media also critical of Jiang Zhipeng challenge as hosts ‘brace themselves’ to face Li Tie’s side in Sunday’s EAFF Finals clash.
Hosts eventually break Hong Kong’s resistance just before the break in front of a sparse crowd at the Busan Asiad Stadium
All the matches from Busan are being broadcast online and on television for city’s football fans.
Former Everton player watches 2-1 defeat in his first game as national team manager.
No Son Heung-min or Wu Lei as coaches focus on domestic and regional talent.
The 29-year-old has established himself on the Hong Kong team after featuring in the 2010 tournament as a teen as the city play South Korea, Japan and China
Former Finland striker also sees his home nation qualify for first major tournament in Euro 2020.
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
Englishman continues to weave his magic as he masterminds Hong Kong’s place in the EAFF Championship finals after just two months in charge
Hong Kong beat North Korea by scoring one more goal after identical goal difference at the end of the second-round qualifiers in Taipei