Hong Kong’s mediocre performance at the recent EAFF East Asian Cup preliminary round in Taipei also begs some questions about the tournament at large. It might be fair to say that Hong Kong’s struggle to catch up with other football nations in the region is also very much related to the exclusiveness of competitions such as this one. In a piece for Wild East Football, David Spencer shed some light on the history of the EAFF competition, showing that its questionable structure and design further marginalizes smaller football associations like Hong Kong.
Read the full article “The EAFF East Asian Cup: A Beginner’s Guide” by David Spencer on Wild East Football (WEF)
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