Eastern Long Lions Bolster Lead in HKFA Premier League

Association football—Hong Kong
By Allan Jackson
Allan Jackson
Allan Jackson
February 15, 2017 Updated: February 15, 2017

HONG KONG—The only BOC Life Hong Kong Premier League game this week was on Thursday (Feb 9) night, with the game between Eastern Long Lions, looking to bolster their lead at the top of the table, and languishing R&F, looking to leave their relegation worries behind, at Mongkok Stadium,

Eastern Long Lions won with comprehensive 6-1 victory.

Eastern Long Lions lead the table with 33 points from 13 matches, with Kitchee second with 27 points from 12 matches. At the other end of the table R&F are third from bottom with 6 points, BC Glory Sky second from bottom with 5 points, and HKFC bottom with 3 points all from 12 matches. This Friday (Feb 17) HKFC host R&F in  vital clash at Sports Road.

In First Division games, Shatin were 3-2 victors over Tung Sing, Double Flower were 4-1 winners against Kwai Tsing, Wong Tai Sin won 5-3 against Kwun Tong, Eastern District were 3-1 victors over Citizen, Sun Hei were 6-nil winners against Yau Tsim Mong, and Resource Capital FC won 1-nil against Metro Gallery.

Sun Hei lead the table with 41 points, with Wong Tai Sin second with 40 points both from 15 matches.

In the second division, Central & Western were 2-nil victors over HKU CXSC Sun Source, Sai Kung drew nil-all with Sham Shui Po, Hoi King drew2-all with Lucky Mile, Kwok Keung Linkers ONC were 2-nil victors over  Tuen Mun, Kowloon City  were 2-1 winners against Kwong Wah, and Sparta Rotterdam Mutual won 3-nil against Tuen Mun FC.

Central & Western lead the table with 30 points from 13 matches with Hoi King 2nd with 27 points from 12 games.

In the round of third division games, GFC Friends were 2-nil victors over Tsuen Wan, Goilk North District were 2-nil winners against Leaper St Josephs, V Sports drew 1-ll with King Mountain, Fukien won 2-1 against New Fair Kui Tan, Wing Go Fu Moon were 1-nil winners against Islands, and Happy Valley won 7-nil against Telecom.

Happy Valley lead the table with 37 points, with Wing Go Fu Moon second with 35 points, and GFC Friends third with 34 points all from from the same matches.

Yau Yee League

In the fifteenth round of first division matches, leaders Wanderers drew 1-all with Squadron, Albion were 3-nil winners against Baker Tilly Spartans, Colts won 3-nil against Colloids, GAS drew 1-all with Swiss XI, and KCC Dragons won 2-nil against KCC Knights in their derby.

Wanderers lead the table with 35 points from 14 matches, with Colts 2nd with 34 points from the same games, and Albion 3rd with 31xpoints from 13 matches.

In the second division, Carnegies Boca Seniors drew 2-all with Dynamo,  WYFC06 were 1-nil winners against CS0B, GGFC won 3-1 against Hearts FC, White Youth FC drew  3-all with IES, ANP were 1-nil winners against  HKU70’s, and Azzurri were 6-1 winners against Grasshoppers.

Azzurri are league leaders with 37 points from 15 matches, with Carnegies Boca Seniors 2nd with 35 points from 15 matches.

In the third division, University drew  2-all with HKSS, Darts were winners against HOB, Antonhill won against Friends of Barclays, Goal Visio drew 1-all with Scorpions, Maccabi HK won 10-nil against Outward Bound, and Power 22 were 1-nil victors over Yan Po .

Maccabi HK lead the table with 38 points, with Yan Po (32) and Antonhill (32) second with 32 points from 15 matches..

In the fourth division, Corinthians were 2-1 victors over Gurkha International, BOC drew nil-all with CAPS, Rising Sun were 1-nil winners against WYFC84, Skyline drew nil-all against Bapcoll, and Green Cypress FC were 1-nil victors over Hung Art.

Corinthians lead the table with 32 points from 14 matches, with Green Cypress FC second with 31 points from 13 games.

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