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Akande Scores Four Against Chinese Taipei

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On a chilly winter’s night, Alexander Akande plundered four goals against Chinese Taipei in a match to remember for the striker. This victory has now set up a mouth-watering final EAFF qualifying game for host’s Hong Kong against North Korea this coming Saturday at Mong Kok stadium.

Hong Kong yet again failed to close and shut out a game properly and Chinese Taipei managed to pull back two goals with strikes from Chen Po Liang and Chen Chao An. This lack of defensive concentration has now become a reoccuring theme for the home side. This will need to be retified as only victory over a strong North Korea (who defeated Guam 2-0 on the same night) will ensure passage to the EAFF finals to be held in Japan in 2017.

In the women’s competition, so far South Korea have swept past Guam 13-0 while Chinese Taipei defeated Hong Kong 5-0. This Friday at HKFC, Hong Kong will play South Korea at 11.30am then Chinese Taipei will take on Guam.

Photographs from the Hong Kong versus Chinese Taipei game by Ryan Kam and Dennis Lo 

Latest News Podcast

The Hong Kong Football Podcast – Episode 13

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James Legge and Tobias Zuser share their first impression of Hong Kong’s performance in the EAFF Championship qualifiers, and also round-up last week’s Premier League action.

How has coach Kim set up Hong Kong for the competition? Could Yapp Hung Fai play as a defensive midfielder? And do you think James really deserves royalties?

(Please note that the episode was recorded on Wednesday before Hong Kong played against Chinese Taipei in the EAFF tournament).

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