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South China beat V.B. to reach last 16 (28-Apr-2010)
Brazilian striker Leo scored twice as South China fought back from a goal down to secure home advantage in the last 16 of the AFC Cup following a 3-1 win over V.B. of the Maldives at Hong Kong Stadium last night. In front of about 10,000 fans, Ali Ashfaq's early strike proved it would not be easy for the hosts but Leo levelled the scoring in the 43rd minute before Leung Chung Pong put South China ahead in the 58th minute. And Leo completed the victory when he fired home with eight minutes remaining. With Thai's Muang Thong United only drawing 2-2 with Persiwa Wamena, South China successfully claimed top spot of Group G with 13 points, two more than Muang Thong United. South China will next play Bahrain's Al-Riffa in the knockout stage at home on May 11. In another match, NTRW Tai Po lost to Thai Port 2-0 at Surakul Stadium and finished bottom with two points in Group H.

 
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Tai Po exit after draw with Geyland United (21-Apr-2010)
NTRW Tai Po failed in their bid to reach the knockout phase of the 2010 AFC Cup last night, drawing 1-1 with S-League club Geyland United at Tseng Kwan O Sports Ground. Tai Po started the stronger of the two sides as Chen Liming almost bundled his way through the defence after two minutes before Yang Xu's free-kick on the edge of the area was denied by the hand of keeper. But it was Geylang who took the lead in the 13th minute with a long-range strike from Hafiz. However, Tai Po levelled the scoring in the 35th minute when Annan poked a ball through for Chen Liming to run unchallenged on goal and he had time to pick his spot before drilling a shot beyond keeper. Both sides played out a 1-1 draw but neither team could advance to the last eight of AFC Cup. In another match of the night, Wong Chin Hung's dramatic late goal helped South China to beat Thai league champion Muang Thong United 1-0 at Surakul Stadium in Phuket.

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Goal-fest as South China defeat Persiwa (24-Mar-2010)
South China bagged full points on a AFC Cup Group G match with a thrilling 6-3 victory over Persiwa Wamena at Siu Sai Wan sports Ground last night. The Caroliners had advantage in the first half and took a 4-1 lead by the interval. The second half was much more even, with both sides scoring twice. For the Caroliners, with Schutz and Leo scoring twice while Kwok Kin-pong and Lee Wai-lim were also on the scoresheet. For the visitors, Edison Rumaropen, Albertho Mambrasar and Eric Lewis were among scorers. South China now have four points, two behind V.B. of Maldives. They will visit to Persiwa Wamena for another Group G match two weeks later.

 

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Hong Kong hold Yemen to goalless draw (4-Mar-2010)
Hong Kong picked up the first point of their AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 qualifying campaign following a goalless draw with Yemen at Hong Kong Stadium on Wednesday. With only pride at stake, Hong Kong boss Kim Pan-Gon fielded a much-changed line-up and the first attempt on goal came after quarter of an hour when Kwok Kin Pong won the race to a ball down the left flank and advanced into the area but his cross was turned behind at the near post by goal keeper Mohammed Al-Ammari. The home side began the second half in more purposeful fashion but were unable to breach a determined Yemen rearguard. Both sides eventually played out a goalless draw." They are still young and there were some quite good performances." said coach Kim Pan-gon. "They have passion and good attitude but make a lot of mistakes and in modern football, there must be less."

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South China held Muangthong Utd a goalless draw (25-Feb-2010)
South China held nine-man Muangthong United to a goalless draw in a fiery AFC Cup Group G encounter at Hong Kong Stadium last night. In a game where chances were at a premium, the visitors had Piyachart Thamphan and Panupong Wongsa sent off in the second-half but hosts South China failed to make their numerical advantage count. "They are a good side and are strong, powerful and well organised. Our players fought well but could not take advantage." said South China coach Kim Pan-Gon. In another match, NTRW Tai Po's AFC Cup debut ended with honours after they were held to a 1-1 draw with Geylang United in a Group H encounter at Jalan Besar Stadium.


 
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Hong Kong lost to Japan in EAFF Cup (12-Feb-2010)
Hong Kong lost 3-0 to Japan in their second match of the 2010 East Asian Championship in Tokyo last night. After hammering by South Korea four days before, coach Kim Pan-Gon adjusted the defensive line against challenge from host Japan. In a completely defence display of Hong Kong team, Japan had numerous chances to add to the scoreline but a good goalkeeping from Yapp Hung-fai kept the 2010 World Cup finalists at bay. However, a poor clearance from Chan Wai-ho gave an opportunity for Keiji Tamada to put Japan in front in the 41st minute. After the restart, Marcus Tulio Tanaka made it two with a header and Keiji Tamada made it 3-0 with a close range shot after an almighty scramble in the six yard box. "I congratulate Japan on today's win." coach Kim Pan-Gon said "We are still not at the level of Japan but we demonstrated excellent mental strength tonight." Hong Kong will next face China on Feb 14 while Japan will face rivals South Korea.

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Hong Kong thrashed by South Korea 5-0 (8-Feb-2010)
Hong Kong thrashed by South Korea in their opening game of East Asian Championship at National Stadium, Tokyo last night. Kim Jung-woo headed the Koreans in front in the 10th minute before goals from Koo Ja-cheol, Lee Dong-gook and a superb Lee Seung-yeoul strike made it 4-0 at half time. After the restart, Hong Kong team steadied their defence and gave the Koreans a tougher time. The best opportunity came from the 85th minute when Chao Pengfei's fury strike was saved by veteran keeper Lee Woon-Jae. However, Hong Kong finally collapsed when substitute No Byung-Jun hit the rebound into the net in injury time. "This result is too far from our expectation." Head coach Kim Pan-Gon said. "We were improving a lot in the last few months. If we can score a goal, that's could be a difference game." After heavy lost to the Koreans, Hong Kong will face another challenge from host Japan on Feb 11.

  

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South China come from behind to lift Senior Shield
(31-Jan-2010)
South China showed a great character to come from two goals down to beat Kitchee 4-2 at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground and win Canbo Senior Shield yesterday. Goals from Liang Zicheng and Baruc Nsue Burrcet handed Kitchee a quick fire lead before Tales Schutz reduced the deficit by finishing off a Li Haiqiang corner. Leo levelled the scoring through a fury header just after the break. The turning point came from the 79th minute when Chan Siu-ki's half volley made it 3-2 before Leo added one more to seal the victory for the Caroliners. "It was a great battle." South China captain Li Haiqiang said. "We trust our teammates and we're deserve to win the game".

   

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Akosah brace breaks brave Guangdong (30-Dec-2009)
Julius Akosah scored a brace as Hong Kong beat Guangdong 2-1 in the first leg of Hong Kong-Guangdong Cup at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground last night. Hong Kong took the lead in the 28th minute when Akosah met a corner with a header. But Guangdong striker Win Haogbo brought things level, when he drilled a low shot beyond Tse Tak-tim in the 55th minute. However, Akosah sealed the victory for Hong Kong just before the final whistle when he headed in a corner at the far post. "This is the first time to wear Hong Kong jersey" Akosah said. "I will do my best to make Hong Kong people happy." Hong Kong will met Guangdong team to play second leg at Zhaoqing Sports Centre on Saturday.

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HKFA named 26-man squad for HK-GD Cup (22-Dec-2009)
HKFA announced a 26-man Hong Kong squad for the 32nd Hong Kong-Guangdong Cup yesterday. Among them, seven players have helped Hong Kong to win the gold medal of East Asian Games two weeks ago. However, coach Yan Lik-kin decided to bring new faces after South China and TSW Pegasus did not released their international players for some reasons. These new faces included Sham Shui Po midfielder Hung Jing-yip, Fong Pak-lun and Sun Hei striker Julius Akosah. It was believed that  Akosah will lead the attack with Kitchee striker Cheng Lai-hin in his first appearance when Hong Kong host Guangdong at Siu Sai Wan Stadium on Dec 29.

[The squad] Tse Tak-him, Leung Hing-kit, Tsang Kam-to, Lee Hang-wui, Sham Kwok-fai, Fung Kai-hong, So Wai-chuen, Pak Wing-chak, Tse Man-wing, Chan Siu-yuen, Iu Wai, Chan Cham-hei, Ma Siu-kwan, Lam Ka-wai, Lo Kwan-yee, Ip Chung-long, Chan Yiu-lun, Xu Deshuai, Tam Lok-hin, Yeung Chi-lun, Hung Jing-yip, Cheng Lai-hin, Julius Akosah, Lam Hok-hei, Yu Ho-pong, Fong Pak-lun

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Hong Kong takes football gold at East Asian Games
(13-Dec-2009)


Be the legend - Hong Kong have historically won the football gold medal at the East Asian Games last night. Cheered on by Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang and a capacity crowd 40,000 supporters at Hong Kong stadium, Wong Chin-hung scored the winning penalty as Hong Kong defeated Japan 4-2 in a shootout following a 1-1 draw after regulation and extra time. The Japanese had taken the lead midway through the first half when Yuya Osako played back a corner across the goal and Taisuke Muramatsu netted with a right-foot shot. But Hong Kong leveled just two minutes before the break through substitute Chan Siu-ki, Chan, who rushed back from training with English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur especially for the match. In the penalty shootout, Hong Kong captain Au Yeung Yiu-cheng missed his team's first attempt, but goalkeeper Yapp Hung-fai then saved from Shohei Otsuka before Japanese defender Daisuke Suzuki sent his effort wide. "I want to thank all our players. They were ready to die for Hong Kong, coach Kim Pan-Gon said. "It was a great night." In the brozne medal match, Korea Republic beat DPR Korea 4-2 in a shootout following a 1-1 draw after extra time.

Hong Kong p 1 - 1 Japan
Korea Republic p 1 - 1 DPR Korea

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Hong Kong win penalty shootout to reach EAG final (11-Dec-2009)
Hong Kong advanced to the final of the East Asian Games Men's football tournement after defeating DPR Korea 4-2 in a penalty shootout. Chan Wai-ho headed Hong Kong's opening goal in the 44th minute before Pak Kwang-Ryong levelled the scoring for North Koreans in the 85th minute. After the regulation time ended in a 1-1 stalemate, penalty shootout looked the only way to decide the winner. Yapp Hung-fai saved a shot and North Korean missed one to give Hong Kong a 4-2 win and historically advanced to the EAG final.

Japan    2 - 1 Korea Republic
Hong Kong p 1 - 1 DPR Korea

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Hong Kong seal semi-final slot despite losing (9-Dec-2009)
Hong Kong have reached the semi-finals of East Asian Games Men's football tournament despite losing 1-0 to China at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground last night. China's Gao Di scored the only goal in the 24th minute. After beaten by China, Hong Kong remain finished ahead of Korea Republic on goal difference after played all Group B match and reserved a seat in the semi-finals. In group A, Japan also took the top spots and earned a semifinal berth after thrashing Macau 5-0. Hong Kong will meet DPR Korea in the semi-finals on Dec 10 while Japan will meet Korea Republic on the same day.

Japan 5 - 0 Macau
Hong Kong 0 - 1 China PR

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Hong Kong start EAG Journey in style (4-Dec-2009)
Hosts Hong Kong started their East Asian Games footall journey in style, beating Korea Republic 4-1 in group B opener at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground last night. Home fans enjoyed an early lead in the 20th minute when Chan Wai-ho scored from close range. Ten minutes later, Wong Chin-hung extended the advantage for Hong Kong before Go Min-Gi pull one back for the Koreans. However, Xu Deshuai and Chan Siu-ki added one apiece in the second half to seal the victory for Hong Kong. In group A, Japan beat DPR Korea 2-1. Japan's Yamamoto Kosuke was sent off for an unprofessional foul in the second half . Hong Kong will next face China on Dec 8 while Japan will play Macau on Dec 7.

 
 

Japan 2 - 1 DPR Korea
Hong Kong 4 - 1 Korea Republic

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East Asian Games kick off tomorrow (1-Dec-2009)
The Men's football tournament of Hong Kong East Asian Games 2009 will kick off tomorrow, with a game between Japan and DPR Korea at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground. The tournament will showcase the best young players from nine East Asian countries, including 2010 World Cup finalists DPR Korea, Korea Republic and Japan. Hong Kong will send U23 team plus three overage players including Chan Wai-ho, Lee Chi-ho and Wong Chin-hung, who all come from local giant South China. Host Hong Kong will start their first game against Korea Republic on Dec 3rd at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground.
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TM Progoal confirm league withdrawal (30-Nov-2009)
Tuen Mun Progoal was suspended for the remaining matches of the league due to financial problem. HKFA have confirmed this decision. The club have lost all five matches in the BMA League and conceded 28 goals so far. "I respect the decision of HKFA." TM Progoal manager Yam Wai-hung said. "I'm sorry to my players. Although we have many problem this season, they still have 100% effort in every match." According to the announcement from HKFA, all match results from TM Progoal would not be counted, except the result of Senior Shield. Therefore, league points for some teams would be adjusted. TM Progoal is the second team who withdraw from the league in the league history. The first team was Michelotti FC, who withdraw from the league in season 1992/93.

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Hong Kong thrashed by Japan (19-Nov-2009)
Hong Kong thrashed by full-strength Japan 4-0 in the Group A encounter of  Asian Cup 2011 qualifiers at Hong Kong Stadium last night. After hammering 6-0 by Japanese few weeks ago, Kim Pan-gon have called up Zhejiang Greentown defender Ng Wai-chiu to strengthen the defence. However, It was a difficult task for Hong Kong to get a draw in front of 13,000 fans as VfL Wolfsburg striker Makoto Hasebe opened the scoring after the half-hour with a 25-yard rocket. Hong Kong fought bravely but the team frustrated when Hisato Sato headed the second for Japan in the 75th minute. Nine minutes later, Espanyol midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura made it three with a trademark free-kick. Then, Shinji Okazaki converted a penalty before the final whistle was blown. After the defeat, Hong Kong remain at the bottom of Group A without a point and out of the running for a place at the finals. "They deserve to win tonight." Hong Kong manager Steven Lo said. "We do not have a long-term plan for the representation team. That's why we cannot compare with Japan."

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Sandro's equalise puts Citizen top of table (16-Nov-2009)
Citizen moved to the top of BMA League as they held to a 1-1 draw with TSW Pegasus at Yuen Long Stadium last night. An equalizer by Brazilian striker Sandro in the 25 minute earned Citizen a point and moved to the top of table, one point ahead Kitchee. Pegasus got an early lead when Martins sent the rebound in the back of the net in the 23rd minute. But Citizen equalised two minutes later when Sham Kwok-keung sent a high cross for Sandro to hit back. "We miss several chance tonight". Citizen coach Pui Ho-wang said. "Our creativity in the midfield can do better."

 

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Hong Kong youth lost 3-1 to 'Socceroos' (8-Nov-2009)
AFC U19 Championship 2010Hong Kong U19 lost 3-1 to Australia in their opening match of the AFC U19 Championship 2010. Australia have a good start when Karem Bulut scored a brace in the 31st and 35th minutes. Hong Kong youth reduced the deficit to one goal when striker Wong Wai scored a penalty kick in the 56th minute. However, the hope for Hong Kong youngsters to bagged one point was gone when Australia's Kliment Taseski finished the scoring in close range in the 81st minute. Hong Kong youth are now looking for improvement from the defeat when they meet Singapore on Nov 9.

 

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Chan
Siu-Ki set for Tottenham t
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Chan Siu-kiHong Kong International striker Chan Siu-ki is set to have a trial spell with English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur next month. The Caroliners and Spurs agreed a partnership earlier which will see an exchange programme put into place. Chan Siu-ki is believed to be one of the first Caroliners on course to benefit from the scheme. The 'Chinese Luis Garcia' has scored 22 goals in 27 appearances for his club, also scored 26 goals in 32 appearances for Hong Kong. He found the net with a brilliant long-range volley against Harry Redknapp's side when the two teams met in a pre-season match in August. "Not only for me, this is an honor for Hong Kong football." said Siu-ki. "I think this is a dream for Hong Kong players (trial with Tottenham) but it's come true."

 

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South China announces partnership with Spurs (4-Nov-2009)
SCAA-Tottenham Spurs Partnership ProgrammeSouth China announced that they have formed a partnership with Tottenham Hotspur. According to local media, the relationship will focus on both football and commercial development by exchanging programme, sharing coaching methods and techniques as well as visiting. "We are seeking to venture internationally and is honoured to be Tottenham Hotspur's first club partner in Asia." said Mr. Steven Lo, chairman of SCAA. The partnership is initiated with two-year with an option for further engagement. Besides, SCAA striker Chan Siu-ki will fly to London and train with the spurs next month as a part of exchange programme.

 

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Sandro scored five as Citizen rout Happy Valley 7-0 (26-Oct-2009)
Sandro (Citizen A.A. Striker)Brazilian striker Sandro scored five as Citizen rout hapless Happy Valley 7-0 in BMA League last night. Sandro's first-half hat-trick had given Citizen a comfortable lead at Siu Siu Wan Sports Ground but they ran riot after the break, scoring four more goals, with Sandro scored twice, young midfielder Yeung Chi-lun grabbing his first goal and Law Chun-bong scoring from a penalty kick to complete a nightmare for the visitors. The victory sent Citizen to top of the table with one point ahead Fourway Rangers. In another match of the day, TSW Pegasus demolished Tuen Mun Progoal 9-1 at Yuen Long Stadium.

 

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Shatin notch up first win over Tai Po in N.T. Derby (25-Oct-2009)
Shatin 4-1 NTR Wofoo Tai PoChu Siu-kei scored a hat-trick for an inspired Shatin to crush NTRW Tai Po 4-1 and recorded their first win in BMA League at Shatin Sports Ground yesterday. The former Hong Kong international striker scored in the 40th, 59th and 90th minutes while Sham Kwok-keung added another in the seventh minute. The visitors answered with an brilliant goal from Chan Lap-ming nearly twenty minutes into the second half. In the 70th minute, Shatin's Mauricio Prestes was dismissed for a second booking but Shatin were able to drag their feet in remaining time and sealed the victory in 'New Territories Derby'. In another match of the day, Cahê scored a hat-trick as Sun Hei thrashed Fourway Rangers 4-1 at Tsing Yi Sports Ground.

 

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South China knocked out of AFC Cup (22-Oct-2009)
South China 0-1 Kuwait S.C.South China went out of the AFC Cup last night after beaten by Kuwait SC 1-0 at Hong Kong stadium. In front of a crowd 38,000 fans, The Caroliners dominated the encounter as they urged to make history by becoming the first Hong Kong club to reach the AFC Cup final. However, the Caroliners struggled to make the most of their numerous chances. The great opportunity came from Li Haiqiang's brilliant strike in the 75th minute but the goal was called off by the referee. Eight minute later, Ashoor Al-Ajmi scored the only from close range and sealed the victory for Kuwait SC. "They were brilliant and did a good job but we could not get the goal we needed." South China coach Kim Pan-gon said. "For this AFC Cup I feel South China have improved physically but to get to the next level we need more skill." he added.

 

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Chan returns to boost South China (20-Oct-2009)
Chan Siu-kiSouth China striker Chan Siu-ki back from suspension when they face Kuwait SC in the second leg of AFC Cup semi-final tomorrow. However, Brazilian striker Tales Schutz is still suspended and will sit out the match along with defender Lee Chi-ho. The Caroliners are looking to become the first Hong Kong club to reach the final of AFC Cup and a late strike from Gerard Gerard Ambassa Guy gave a crucial away goal in the 2-1 first-leg defeat in Kuwait City.

 

 
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Hong Kong thrashed by Japan (9-Oct-2009)
Shinji Okazaki fired a hat-trick, while Yuto Nagatomo, Yuji Nakazawa and Tulio Tanaka were also on target to help Japan a 6-0 home win over Hong Kong in Asian Cup qualifying Group A last night. Hong Kong had travelled to Shizuoka with high hopes following their draw with Koreans in the East Asian Championship few weeks before. But Japanese found the commitment, teamwork and luck that was missing at Hong Kong side. Coach Kim Pan-Gon was a disappointed man. "Our players did not play to their potential" Kim said. "The opposition was tough but our players played bad". Hong Kong remain at the foot of the standings without a point from three games. They will play Japan again on 18/11 at Hong Kong stadium.

 

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Hong Kong call up Ng Wai-chiu for Japan Tour (4-Oct-2009)
The HK team have called up Hangzhou Greentown defender Ng Wai-chiu for their Asian Cup qualifiers against Japan at Nihondaira Sports Stadium on Oct 8. Ng Wai-chiu, who are playing for Chinese Super League side Hangzhou Greentown, has included in the list for upcoming Asian Cup and East Asian Championship matches. Meanwhile, coach Kim Pan-Gon also called up Sun Hei captain Cordeiro for injured Chan Wai-ho. Hong Kong has suffered two straight defeat at the hands of Bahrain and Yemen in their Asian Cup qualifiers. It was believed that the call up of Ng Wai-chiu will strengthen the defence of HK team when they meet Japanese on Oct 8.

 

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South China beat Neftchi to reach Semi-finals (1-Oct-2009)
South China win a spot in the AFC Cup semifinals by beating Uzbekistan's Neftchi 1-0 last night. After losing the first-leg in Fergana 5-4, the Caroliners needed to win at home if they were to progress and their dream came true when Leandro Carrijo headed in the game winner off a cross from the right by Lee Chi-ho only 2 minutes. "I am very proud of the team" SCAA coach Kim Pan-Gon said. "Our target was to reach the semi-finals and we have achieved that." This is the first ever AFC Cup semi-finals for the Caroliners. They will travel to Kuwait City to play Kuwait SC on Oct 15. The return leg was scheduled on Oct 21.

 

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10-men Tai Po trounce Happy Valley 4-0 (28-Sep-2009)
Pacey striker Christian Annan scored twice and So Loi-keung and Chan Lap-hing added goals as NTR Wofoo Tai Po trounce Happy Valley 4-0 in the BMA League yesterday. Tai Po were reduced to 10 men when Kwok Wing-sun was shown a red card after an unnecessarily foul in the 34th minute. "To overcome the ejection of a player is never easy, but if you have committed players that never give up, you always have a chance and we showed that today." Tai Po coach Cheung Po-chun said. In another match of the day, Citizen held 1-1 by Sun Hei in Siu Sai Wan. Chan Yiu-lun took Sun Hei in front in the 15 minute. But their lead was short-lived when Ju Yingzhi's free-kick equalise for Citizen 8 minutes later.

 

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'Virgili' Hat Tricks as Kitchee Beat Tuen Mun 5-0 (27-Sep-2009)
Virgili's hat-trick handed caretaker boss Ken Ng a brilliant 5-0 victory against Tuen Mun Progoal in Tsing Yi Sportsground yesterday as Kitchee continued their positive start in the BMA League. In front of home fans, Tuen Mun looked weak and irrelevant as expected. Kitchee's Albert Virgili kept ease with a brilliant hat trick. Playmaker Lam Ka-wai and Luzardo were also on the scoresheet. After the victory, Kitchee stay 2 points behind South China, with a real test against Sun Hei next week.

 

   

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South China aims for return leg (16-Sep-2009)
South China lost 5-4 to FK Neftchi of Uzbekistan in the 1st leg of AFC Cup 2009 quarterfinals at Fergano Stadium last night. In front of a crowd 15,000 fans of Neftchi, the Caroliners were nervous at the beginning and conceded an early goal in the 5th minute. They further conceded four goals and offset efforts from Ramon, Carrijo and Kwok Kin-pong during the match. In the stoppage time, striker Chan Siu-ki was went off by the referee as a result of complaint on giving a contradict penalty kick to the Uzbeks side. "We deserved at least a draw in this match" SCAA coach Kim Pan-Gon said. "Now we will play to win in the return." The second leg was scheduled on 30/9 20:00hrs at Hong Kong stadium.

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South China record second win (10-Sep-2009)
South China recorded their second win in BMA League when they edged Citizen 1-0 in Hong Kong stadium last night. The Caroliners were nervous at the beginning, creating trouble for theirselves. However, They got into the game after the break. Brazilian striker Tales Schutz scored the only goal from close range before the final whistle was blown. The win could rise the confident of Caroliners before encountering Neftchi of Uzbekistan in AFC Cup quarterfinals next week.

 

 

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Hong Kong finished top in EAFF Cup Qualifiers (1-Sep-2009)
Hong Kong qualified to the EAFF Championship finals after demolishing Guam 12-0 on Thursday. Striker Chan Siu-ki scored four and Chao Pengfei scored three, while Man Pei-tak, Wong Chin-hung and Chan Wai-ho also got on the scoresheet as Hong Kong finished top of the table with a better goal difference than North Koreans.  The HK team then will meet South Korea, China and hosts Japan in the finals from 7/2 to 14/2. The first appearance of Hong Kong in the final competition is 2003, in which Nigeria-born striker Lawrence Akandu scored the only goal for Hong Kong in the final competition.
   

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Tycoon Yeung takeover Birmingham City (25-Aug-2009)
Local tycoon Carson Yeung has offered 94.7 million US dollars to buy English Premier League club Birmingham City. Now, the chairman of Grandtop International has received "valid acceptances" for 51.8 per cent of the club, which, added to the 29.9 per cent he already owns, puts his prospective total at 81.7 per cent of the current issued share capital. After took over Birmingham City, Grandtop International would offer five million pounds for team manager Alex McLeish to buy "better players". Meanwhile, it was believed that the acquisition would open up numerous business opportunities for Birmingham City, especially in China.

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