While the title race has already turned into a two-horse-race between Eastern and Kitchee, both Southern District and South China still have a word to say when they take on the league giants this upcoming weekend.
This Wednesday, all eyes were on Eastern, when they travelled to South Korea to take on Suwon Bluewings in the Asian Champions League.
Eastern resume their inaugural campaign in the group stages of the Champions League on Wednesday night, as they travel to South Korea to face Suwon Bluewings.
With just three rounds remaining in the Hong Kong Premier League, the race for this year’s championship between Eastern and Kitchee has become a seriously tight affair.
The Premier League was on break last weekend, when the Hong Kong representative team start their Asian Cup qualifying campaign against Lebanon. Next up will be the home game against DPR Korea.
On Tuesday, March 28, the representative team of Hong Kong will face Lebanon, in what will be the first of six games in the third qualifying round of the Asian Cup.
With continental football now out of the way for the next few weeks, there are some big games in the Premier League on the horizon.
This tussle between the Hong Kong champions and South Korean K-League giants Suwon Samsung Bluewings will see both sides looking for a vital win in order to build upon their respective ACL campaigns.
After some tantalizing football in the HKPL last week, the Sapling Cup is back and we are now down to the final four.
Chan Yuen-ting’s side have no time to rest, as the Premier League campaign nears its climax with rivals Kitchee and eight other teams in action in Round 17 of the current season.