Eastern Long Lions Win as Kitchee and South China Draw in BOC Life Premier League

Action towards the end of the first half of the HKFA Premier match between HKFC and HK Pegasus at Sports Road on Friday Oct 14, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)
Action towards the end of the first half of the HKFA Premier match between HKFC and HK Pegasus at Sports Road on Friday Oct 14, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

HONG KONG—The BOC Life Premier League weekend opened with the Sports Road clash on Friday (Oct 14) between HKFC and Hong Kong Pegasus, followed by...

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