HKFC Defeat Shatin 4-1 in Big Match of the Weekend, Wanderers Win to Stay Top of Yau Yee League
HONG KONG—The HKFA Premier League returned on Saturday (Oct 28) with the match between Sun Bus Yuen Long and R&F being played at Yuen Long Stadium. R&F ran out 2-1 winners after falling a goal behind. Sun Bus Yuen Long took the lead in the 14th minute when Lau Ka-ming finished from Law Chun-ting’s cross, but R&F responded with a brace from Li Rui, the first a 28th minute equaliser when he headed home Manoel Santos’ cross, and then the second half winner when he fired home after the ball broke free after a tussle between Giovane Da Silva and Tomas Maronesi.
Kitchee and Hong Kong Pegasus lead the early table with 10 points from 4 matches, with Kwoon Chung Southern and Wo Foo Tai Po 2 points further back each having played a game more.
In the first division 8th round, HKFC were 4-1 victors over Sha Tin in the big game of the weekend, Eastern District were 3-1 winners against Wanchai, Wan Tai Metro Gallery won 2-nil against Tung Sing, Citizen drew 3-all with Resource Capital FC,, Double Flower were 3-1 victors against Hoi King, Wing Yee Property won 2-1 against Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin drew 3-all with Glory Sky Sun Hei, and Sparta Rotterdam Mutual were 2-1 winners against South China,
HKFC lead the table with 24 points from 8 matches, with Sparta Rotterdam Mutual second with 19 points from the same matches, and Sha Tin and Citizen are joint third with 16 points from the same games.
In the second division, Fukien drew nil-all with Sham Shui Po, Happy Valley were 3-nil victors over Kwong Wah, Yau Tsim Mong were beaten nil-1 by Wing Go Fu Moon, Tuen Mun were 1-nil winners against Sun Source, Lucky Mile won 3-nilagainsit Sai Kuing, Central & Western drew 1-all with Kowloon City, and KwaiTsing were 2-nil winners against GFC Friends.
Central & Western lead the early table with 19 points from 7 matches, with Happy Valley second with 18 points from 6 games.
In the third division, Golik North District were 5-2 victors over Lung Moon, Islands were 2-nil winners against Kwok Keung, Linkers ONC Elite (TMFC) were beaten nil-1 by KMB, KCDRSC were beaten nil-2 by New Fair Kui Tan, Freeman FC were 1-nil victors over Ornament, and Leaper St Josephs drew 1-all with Tsuen Wan.
Golik North District lead the early third division table being the only team with 15 points from 5 games played, with 3 teams on 8 points from either 4 or 5 matches
Yau Yee League
In the first division, Carnegies Boca Seniors were 3-1 victors over KCC Dragons, AFC Hearts were beaten 0-4 by Baker Tilly Spartans, GAS won 2-1 against Swiss XI, and Colts drew 1-1 with French Kiss. Wanderers and Albion play catch up games in midweek
Wanderers lead the table with 15 points from 5 matches, with Colts second with 13 points from 6 games, and Albion and GAS joint third from 5 and 6 matches respectively.
In the second division, White Youth FC drew 2-all with Yan Po, Colloids FC won 3-1 against ANP, KCC Knights were 5-1 winners against Maccabi HK, WYFC06 won 3-nil against Antonhill, Dynamo were 3-1 victors over GGFC, and IES were 2-1 winners against HKU70’s
WYFC06 lead the table with 15 points from 6 matches, with Colloids second with 12 points from the same matches, and HKU70’s third with 11 points from the same games.
In the third division, Grasshoppers were beaten 1-3 by Corinthiants, CSOB drew 2-all with HKSS, Green Cypress FC won 5-3 against HOB,, Power 22 won 3-2 against Goal Visio, University won 2-nil against Scorpions, and BOC were 5-nil victors over Darts.
Green Cypress FC, Corinthians and University lead the table with 15 points from 6 matches, with BOC fourth with 12 points from the same games.
In the fourth division, Gurkha International were 4-1 victors over AFC de Wanchai, Standard Chartered won 3-2 against Friends of Barclays, Hung Art were 3-nil winners against WYFC84, Skyline drew 2-all with Rising Sun, Bapcoll were 3-1 victors over Outward Bound, and NFAA won 3-1 against CAPS
Gurkha International lead the table with 19 points from 7 matches, with NFAA second with 15 points from 6 games, and Hung Art third with 13 points from 6 games.
Allan Jackson has been involved in soccer for more than 40 years as a player, referee, administrator and freelance writer.