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Kitchee Close in on Premier League Title, Albion close in on Yau Yee League

Colts (white kit) and Boca Seniors (blue kit) vie for the ball during Colts 4-nil win in the Yau Yee League, Division 1 match at Sports Road on Sunday April 19, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)
Colts (white kit) and Boca Seniors (blue kit) vie for the ball during Colts 4-nil win in the Yau Yee League, Division 1 match at Sports Road on Sunday April 19, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

HONG KONG—This weekend saw further games in the BOCG Life Premier League. On Saturday (April 18) Wofoo Tai Po recorded their first win of the...




  • Citizen score against Kwun Tong in a HKFA Division 1 game at Happy Valley 6 earlier in the 2015 season. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Kitchee Extends Lead in HKFA Premier League

    HONG KONG—HKFA Premier League saw a round of BOCG Life Premier League games over the Easter weekend, where the chasing pack of contenders for the... Read more

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  • Colts goalkeeper Freddie Toomer just gets enough on this shot to push it wide of the far post, in a recent YYL division one game at Sports road. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Kitchee Take Outright Lead in HKFA Premier League

    HONG KONG—HKFA Premier League saw one BOCG Life Premier League game over the weekend, and a reduced program in the other divisions. Sunday (March 29)... Read more

  • Vancouver's Octavio Rivero fights for control of the ball with Portland’s George Fochive in Vancouver on March 28, 2015. Rivero was held off the scoresheet for the first time in four games against Portland. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

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  • Metro Gallery Sun Source (yellow) defenders clear a corner in their 3-2 first division defeat of HKFC in the HKFA League division 1 match at Sports Road on Saturday March 21, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    South China and Kitchee Through to League Cup Final, Albion Head Yau Yee League

    HONG KONG—Two league cup semi-finals, and one BOCG Life Premier League game were played in the HKFA Premier League over the weekend. Saturday (March 21)... Read more

  • Hong Kong Football Club defender Gary Czechy clears the ball up field during a recent HKFA division 1 game. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Kitchee Retain Lead in Premier League, USRC and Corinthians to Meet in YYL Cup Final

    HONG KONG—HKFA Premier League saw two contenders for the title, play each other in rounds played over the weekend. Saturday (March 14) saw the BOCG... Read more

  • HKFC (white) defend during their 3-1 win over Southern in the HKFA Division-1 match at Sports Road on Saturday March 7, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Kitchee Retain Lead in Premier League, Albion and KCC Dragons Tied in YYL

    HONG KONG—HKFA Premier League saw the top three teams play further rounds in the division last weekend. Saturday (March 7) the BOCG Life Premier League... Read more

  • HKFC score to go 1-0 in their 5-2 win against Wan Chai in the HKFA first division match at Valley-6 on Sunday March 1, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Kitchee Take Lead in Premier, Albion Draw with Colts but Stay Top of YYL

    HKFA Premier League saw a top of the table clash take place between Eastern and last year’s champions, and league contenders Kitchee last Saturday (Feb... Read more

  • Montreal Impact’s Bakary Soumare (L) and Calum Mallace celebrate their draw against Pachuca in CONCACAF Champions League action on March 3, 2015 in Montreal. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

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  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, Manchester City's Yaya Toure, center, listens to CSKA's Kirill Nababkin, left, during the Champions League group D soccer match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City, at Arena Khimki stadium outside Moscow. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure called on UEFA to take action against CSKA Moscow after he was subjected to racist chanting during his team's 2-1 win in the Champions League. Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, a dossier provided to The Associated Press revealed on Friday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

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  • Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois catches the ball in UEFA Champions League Round of 16 action against Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris on Feb. 17, 2015. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Southern and WanChai players contest the ball during their HKFA league one match at Happy Valley-6 on Sunday Feb 8, 2015. Southern went on to win the match 4-2. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Premier League Round Resumes, Yau Yee League Cup Quarter Finals Played

    HONG KONG—Premier League round resumed last weekend. The weekend started with a Friday night (Feb 6, 2015) match between Kitchee and Wong Tai Sin at... Read more

  • Robbie Bacon of Colts (blue kit) chests the ball to block a header from a Swiss XI corner in their Yau Yee League division one match at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday Feb 1, 2015. Swiss XI won the match 2-1. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Premier League Turns to League Cup, Albion Return to Top of Yau Yee League

    HONG KONG—Premier League moved to opening fixtures in league cup last weekend. On Saturday (Jan 31) the game between Eastern and I-Sky Yuen Long held... Read more

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    Eastern Lead Premier League from Sun Pegasus and South China

    HONG KONG—Premier League fixtures resumed last weekend. On Saturday (Jan 24) the game between Wo Foo Tai Po and YFCMD held at Tai Po Sports... Read more

  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter (L) and Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko attend an opening ceremony of the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    3 FIFA Sponsors Won’t Renew for 2018 World Cup in Russia

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