On 22 Feb the reigning Hong Kong champions will take on Chinese Super League giants Guangzhou Evergrande in what is an unprecedented club-edition of a Guangdong-Hong Kong derby.
Hong Kong Premier League draws closer to its conclusion. With Eastern sitting out this round, the remaining 10 teams are all in action in Round 15 of the current campaign.
Eight teams from the Hong Kong Premier League will compete in the quarter finals of the Sapling Cup this weekend.
Kitchee will take to the field on 7 Feb in an away game against Ulsan Hyundai, South Korea, which is set to be the most important game in their history.
Kitchee will sit out this round of fixtures due to their crucial AFC Champions League play-off and their originally scheduled fixture with Pegasus will be delay.
Hong Kong’s annual sporting spectacle, the Lunar New Year Cup, is set to bring a wave of football fever to the region in the next days.
Kitchee are looking to shake off their perennial ‘bridesmaids’ tag in the Asian Champions League.
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.