Eastern Finish as HKFA Premier League Champions, Kitchee Close Second

Association football – Hong Kong
By Allan Jackson
Allan Jackson
Allan Jackson
May 12, 2016 Updated: May 12, 2016

HKFA Premier League season concluded at the weekend May 7-8 with Kitchee 2-nil victors over Eastern, Yuen Long 2-nil winners over Dreams metro Gallery, BC Rangers winning 3-2 against Hong Kong Pegasus, and South China beating Kwoon Chung Southern 3-2. Eastern had already claimed the championship, with BC Rangers edging Glory Sky Wong Tai Sin at the bottom, leaving the latter to hold up the division.

In the first division, Tai Chung were 2-nil victors over Metro Gallery Sun Source, Kwun Tong were 1-nil winners against Double Flower, Easyknit Property won 6-4 against Kwai Tsing, Sun Hei were 4-1 winners against Lucky Mile, Yau Tsim Mong drew 2-all with Shatin, Tai Po were 2-1 winners against Wanchai, and HKFC were 3-2 victors over Citizen.

Tai Po lead the table with 59 points to claim the championship, with HKFC 2nd with 56 points, and Sun Hei 3rdwith 55 points all from 25 games. HKFC and Sun Hei play the decider as to which occupies second place. Lucky Mile are likely to end the season at the bottom of the division.

In the second division, Sham Shui Po were 1-nil victors over Kowloon City, Tung Sing were 3-1 winners against Eastern District, Kwong Wah won 2-nil against Tsuen Wan, Kwok Keung drew 3-all with Sai Kung, Tuen Mun FC were beaten 7-2 by Sparta Rotterdam Mutual, and Tuen Mun were 4-nil victors over Happy Valley..

Tung Sing are champions on 51 points with eastern District second with 49 points.

In the third division Hoi King won 3-nil against HKFYG, Central & Western won 6- nil against Telecom, St Josephs drew 1-all with Wing Go Fu Moon, KCDRSC were 3-1 winners against King Mountain, GFC Friends won 2-nil against Rex Global North District, Sun International drew 2-all with KCC, and Fukien were 1-nil winners against Ornament.

Central & Western lead the table with 78 points from 29 matches, with Hoi King second with 75 points from 28 games, the only outstanding item being the championship between the 2.

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The league rounds are now completed with just the Cup Final and Chairman’s Cup Final to be decided.

Allan Jackson has been involved in soccer for more than 40 years as a player, referee, administrator and freelance writer.

Allan Jackson
Allan Jackson