2007–08 in Hong Kong football

The 2007-08 season in Hong Kong football, starting July 2007 and ending June 2008:



Representative teamEdit

Hong Kong teamEdit

Hong Kong have gone through their 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, where they were knocked out in the Second Round.

Date Venue Opponents Score1 Comp Hong Kong scorers Match Report(s)
21 October 2007 Gianyar Stadium, Bali (A)   Timor-Leste 3–2 WCQ Cheng Siu Wai (2) FIFA
28 October 2007 Hong Kong Stadium (H)   Timor-Leste 8–1 WCQ Lo Kwan Yee
Chan Siu Ki (2)
Cheung Sai Ho
Cheng Siu Wai (2)
Lam Ka Wai
10 November 2007 Hong Kong Stadium (H)   Turkmenistan 0–0 WCQ FIFA
18 November 2007 Olympic Stadium (Ashkhabad) (A)   Turkmenistan 0–3 WCQ FIFA

Hong Kong national under-23 football teamEdit

Hong Kong national under-23 football team this season is preparing for the 2009 East Asian Games to be hosted in Hong Kong.

Date Venue Opponents Score1 Comp Hong Kong scorers Match Report(s)
29 May 2008 Stadion Radnika, Velika Gorica (A)   NK Radnik 1–4 F Kwok Kin Pong HKFA (in Chinese)
2 June 2008 Zagreb (A)   NK Zagreb 2–4 F Yu Ho Pong
Kwok Kin Pong
HKFA (in Chinese)
4 June 2008 Stadion Varteks, Varaždin (A)   NK Varteks 1–3 F Lau Ka Shing HKFA (in Chinese)
10 June 2008 Zagreb (A)   NK Zagreb 0–4 F HKFA (in Chinese)
11 June 2008 ?   NK Mladost Buzin 5–2 F Lau Ka Shing (2)
Lam Wan Kit
Yeung Chi Lun (2)
HKFA (in Chinese)
15 June 2008 Macau (A)   Macau 1–0 HK-Macau So Wai Chuen HKFA (in Chinese)
22 June 2008 Hangzhou (N)   Jeollanam-do 3–0 F Lau Ka Shing
Yu Ho Pong
Chan Ka Chun
HKFA (in Chinese)
24 June 2008 Hangzhou (N)   Hangzhou Sanchao 0–5 F HKFA (in Chinese)

1 Hong Kong's score comes first.


Competition Winner Details Match Report
First Division South China First Division 2007–08
Senior Shield Eastern Senior Shield 2007–08
FA Cup Citizen FA Cup 2007–08
League Cup South China League Cup 2007–08
Second Division Mutual Second Division 2007–08
Third 'A' Division Wing Yee
Third 'District' Division Shatin

Asian clubs competitionsEdit

AFC Cup 2007Edit

AFC Cup 2008Edit

Hong Kong Top Footballer AwardsEdit

Hong Kong Top FootballerEdit

Fans' Player of the YearEdit

Hong Kong Footballer Awards (Best XI)Edit

Position Nationality Name Club
GK   Luciano Eastern
DF   Cristiano Cordeiro Convoy Sun Hei
DF   Festus Baise Citizen
DF   Lee Chi Ho South China
MF   Edgar Aldrighi Júnior Wofoo Tai Po
MF   Goran Stankovski Kitchee
MF   Li Haiqiang South China
FW   Detinho South China
FW   Giovane Convoy Sun Hei
FW   Rodrigo Eastern
FW   Wang Xuanhong Citizen

Best Youth PlayerEdit

Coach of the YearEdit

Exhibition MatchesEdit

Barclays Asia Trophy 2007Edit

Mission Hills CupEdit

Mission Hills Invitation XI (Happy ValleyKitchee Union)0 - 4FC Barcelona
[2] (in Chinese)
Xavi   22'
Eto'o   28'
Henry   36'
Giovani   83'
Attendance: 23,792

The Citizen Athletic Association 60th Anniversary Invitation Football MatchEdit

Citizen organized an exhibition competition on 22 August 2007 for celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the club. It featured two matches including the host Citizen against Guangdong, and another Hong Kong team South China versus J. League team Vissel Kobe.

  • Citizen vs Guangdong
Li Jiagi   62'
Attendance: 4,413

  • South China vs Vissel Kobe
South China2-0Vissel Kobe
Yip Chi Ho   27'
Li Haiqiang   74'
Attendance: 4,413

LA Galaxy HK Invitation Football MatchEdit

SCAA Invitation Team
(Hong Kong Union)
2 – 2Los Angeles Galaxy
Detinho   45'
Li   90' (pen.)
Report (HKFA)
Report (LA Galaxy)
Gordon   61'
Beckham   90' (pen.)
5–4   Beckham
Attendance: 14,060

CASH 10th Anniversary Soccer DayEdit

South China Invitation Team3 - 1Manchester City
Giovane   27'
Baise   48'
Liang   71'
(HKFA Report)
(MCFC Report)
Hamann   15'
Attendance: 17,516
Referee: Ng Kai Lam

  • CASH 10th Anniversary Cup
South China2 - 1Juventus
Itaparica   23'
Detinho   45'
(HKFA Report)
Zebina   88'
Attendance: 17,516
Referee: Ng Chiu Kok

Transfer dealsEdit


External linksEdit