1978–79 Hong Kong FA Cup

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1978–79 Hong Kong FA Cup
CountryFlag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong
Champions Yuen Long
Runners-up Seiko
1979–80

197879 Hong Kong FA Cup was the fifth staging of the Hong Kong FA Cup.

Hong Kong FA Cup

Hong Kong FA Cup is a knockout cup competition in Hong Kong football, run by and named after The Hong Kong Football Association. The first edition of the competition was held in 1975, before then the cup was known as the Golden Jubilee Cup. The current season is the 33rd edition of the event. 11 different teams have won the cup with 10-time champions South China being the most successful.

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Teams [1]

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Hong Kong FC private members sports and social club in Hong Kong with professional rugby and association football (soccer) teams

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Fixtures and results

Bracket [1]

First Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
            
Yuen Long 2
Po Chai Pills 0
Yuen Long (PSO) 8
Sea Bee 7
Sea Bee (PSO) 6
South China 5
Yuen Long 2
Urban Services 1
Urban Services2
HKFC 0
Urban Services2
Blake Garden 0
Blake Garden (PSO) 6
Kui Tan 5
Yuen Long (PSO) 2 (4)
Seiko 2 (2)
Seiko 3
Happy Valley 1
Seiko (AET) 2
Eastern 1
Eastern 5
Kowloon Fruit 0
Seiko 2
Tung Sing 1
Tung Sing 3
Bulova 0
Tung Sing 2
Police 1
Police (PSO) 5
Caroline Hill 2

Final

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References

  1. 1 2 Rsssf.com, Hongkong 1978/79
  2. Takungpao, 1979-06-17, page 12
  3. Takungpao, 1979-06-18, page 12
  4. (in Chinese) HKFA Website, 足總盃回顧(五) 2007-05-06
  5. HKFA Website, 足總盃回顧(四) 2007-05-01 (in Chinese)