Hong Kong Round Up: Argentina gatecrash FA centenary party


Hong Kong correspondent Christopher KL Lau brings a regular round-up of latest news and developments and other footballing points of interest from the SAR.…

AFC Cup preview special: South China’s 2009 brush with continental glory


Hong Kong football stands on the cusp of one of its greatest achievements – Kitchee are just 90 minutes away from the AFC cup final following an away 1-1 draw to Iraq’s Erbil this week.

Hong Kong FA chief: We want to enter Chinese FA Cup


In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Hong Kong FA Mark Sutcliffe reveals his belief that  entering a team from the SAR into the Chinese FA would be an ideal first step towards some integration with the Mainland Chinese football system.

Spirited Changchun lose to German Visitors


Changchun Yatai suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat against Bundesliga outfit Werder Bremen in a summer break friendly match last week which saw new loan signing Feng Renliang make a promising start with the north-east Chinese club.…

Manchester City Win Hong Kong Soccer Sevens Cup


Manchester City have won the Citibank Hong Kong Soccer Sevens 2014 cup final in scorchingly hot and humid conditions. Throughout the three days, City fielded their under-18s team and youthful zest and exuberance won over experience as they defeated Hong Kong champions Kitchee 2-1 with two goals from Brandon Barker after Kitchee had taken the lead through Lo Kwan-Yee.…

Rampant Kitchee’s Treble Dream Alive After AFC Cup Win


The treble dream is still very much alive for Kitchee after a straight forward and comfortable 2-0 win over Arema Indonesia at Mong Kok Stadium.…

Newcastle United drawn with Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande at HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens


Top EPL sides will take on the best in China as Newcastle United face Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande, HKFA U-23 and hosts Hong Kong Football Club in Group A of next month’s HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens, which will be held from May 23-25.…

Guangzhou Evergrande to debut at HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens


Think of Hong Kong ‘Sevens’ and the oval shaped sport comes to mind, but things are slowly changing with the HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens having established themselves as the world’s best seven-a-side soccer tournament.…

WEF Exclusive Interview: Kim Pan-Gon – Hong Kong National Team Manager


Hong Kong national team manager Kim Pan-Gon is an affable and wise man who has spent the last fourteen years at the heartbeat of Hong Kong football.…

Kitchee Squander Lead to Draw 2-2 with Pune FC in AFC Cup

Kitchee are one of Hong Kong's leading sides on and off the field

AFC CUP – Round 2

Kitchee 2                                                            Recio Fernando’29
Juan Carlos Belencoso’43

Pune FC (India)  2                                Pavlovic’55
Gabriel Fernandes’74

Attendance: 1,837

Hong Kong league leaders Kitchee threw away a golden opportunity to strengthen their grip on group H of the Asian Football Confederation’s AFC Cup after surrendering a two goal lead to Pune FC of India.…