A small chapter of Hong Kong history was written last Sunday at Hong Kong Stadium, where many Kitchee players lifted the Senior Shield trophy for the very first time in their career.
On Sunday, 15 Jan 2017, the two big title contenders of this season, Eastern and Kitchee, will face each other in the final of the prestigious Senior Shield tournament.
The Hong Kong Premier League returns for the first time in 2017, it will be interesting to see how these new players will have an impact with the league finely poised for an exciting finish to both the title and relegations fights.
On Jan 1, 2017, representative teams from Guangdong and Hong Kong will kick off the new year in Guangzhou in what will be the first leg of the Guangdong-Hong Kong Cup.
Following a long-standing tradition, the semi-finals of the Senior Shield will take place on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
After the news that Eastern and Kitchee will compete in the Asian Champions League in 2017, the first round of the Hong Kong FA Cup will commence this Saturday.
With the biggest game of the season thus far taking place last weekend between the league’s top two teams Eastern and Kitchee, there will be a battle of a different kind kicking off round eleven.
This weekend, fans of the HKPL can look forward to one of the most exciting fixtures this season, when the two biggest title contenders face each other at Mong Kok Stadium on Saturday night.
The focus this weekend will be on the ninth round in the HKPL, which will feature another battle between the two New Territories sides in the division.
After the heartbreak last week for the Hong Kong representative team of failing to qualify for the 2017 East Asian Cup, the domestic season kicks on and returns on Friday evening.