HONG KONG—The first BOC Life Hong Kong Premier League game of the weekend was between Lee Man Rangers and R&F on Friday (Dec 2) at Tsing Yi Sports Ground, where the game was decided in the 60th minute when a Lee Man Rangers free kick from the right wing was headed into the net by Clayton Afonso .
Saturday (Dec 3) saw Wo Foo Tai Po take on BC Glory Sky at Tai Po Sports Ground, Wo Foo Tai Po claiming the three point thanks to a 71st minute winner from Lucas Da Silva when he finished Yuto Halamura’s cross.
The day’s later game between Kitchee and Eastern Long Lions at Mongkok Stadium, which ended in a nil-all stalemate after the two sides cancelled each other out.
KMB Yuen Long then took on South China at Mongkok Stadium on Sunday (Dec 4), with South China prevailing through a 22nd minute winner from Nikola Komazec’s drive past goalkeeper Pang Tsz kin after Ryan Griffiths had nodded the ball into his path.
In Sunday’s (Dec 4) later game, Kwoon Chung Southern faced Hong Kong Pegasus at Hong Kong Stadium, the game ending in a nil-all draw.
Eastern Long Lions lead the table with 23 points from 9 matches, with Kitchee second with 21 points from the same matches, and with R&F and HKFC filling the last two positions with 3 points from 9 games each,
In First Division games, Sha Tin were 5-1 winners against Eastern District, Double Flower won 2-nil against Resource Capital FC, Metro Gallery won 3-1 against Wan Chai. Kwai Tsing drew 1-all with Kwun Tong, Sun Hei were 6-2 victors over Citizen, and Easyknit Property won 4-2 against Tung Sing.
Sun Hei lead the table with 32 points from 12 matches, with Wong Tai Sin second with 28 points from 11 matches, and Easyknit Property third on 27 points from 12 games.
Central & Western lead the second division with 26 points from 11 games, with Hoi King and Tuen Mun joint second with 23 points from 10 and 11 games respectively.
In the round of third division games, Northern District were 6-1 victors over King Mountain, Happy Valley drew 1-all with Ornament, Islands drew 1-all against Tsuen Wan, New Fair Kui Tan were 2-nil victors over Telecom, GFC Friends were 2-1 winners against V Sports, Wing Go Fu Moon were 7-1 winners against KCDRSC, and Fukien won 2-1 against Leaper St Josephs.
Happy Valley lead the table with 31 points from 13 matches, with GFC Friends second with 28 points from the same matches, and Wing Go Fu Moon third with 23 pointa from 11 matches.
Yau Yee League
In the eleventh round of first division matches, Albion were 11-nil victors over Colloids FC, Wanderers were 1-nil winners against Baker Tilly Spartans, Squadron won 4-nil against French Kiss, Colts were 2-nil victors over KCC Dragons, and GAS were 1-nil winners against KCC Knights.
Wanderers lead the table with 28 points from 10 matches, with Colts and Albion joint second with 22 points from the same games, and GAS fourth with 21 points from the same games.
In the second division, HKU70’s were 8–nil victors over Grasshoppers, ANP were 3-2 winners against WYFC06, GGFC won 5-1against Dynamo, Hearts drew nil-all with CSOB, Azzurri were 3-nil winners against IES, and Carnegies Boca Seniors won 4-2 against White Youth FC.
Azzurri are league leaders with 29 points from 11 matches, with Carnegies Boca Seniors second with 25 points, and HKU70’s third with 22 points from the same games.
In the third division, Scorpions were 2-1 winners against Antonhill, University won 3-2 against Power 22, Yan Po were 4-3 victors over Darts, HKSS were 3-2 winners against Outward Bound, HOB won 2-nil against Goal Visio, whilst Maccabi HK’s match with Friends of Barclays was abandoned.
Antonhill lead the table with 26 points from 11 matches, with Maccabi HKand Yan Po second with 25 points from 10 and 11 games respectively.
Allan Jackson has been involved in soccer for more than 40 years as a player, referee, administrator and freelance writer.