2007–08 Hong Kong FA Cup

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2007–08 Hong Kong FA Cup
CountryFlag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong
Champions Citizen (1st title)
Runners-up Wofoo Tai Po
2008–09

The 200708 Hong Kong FA Cup was the 34th staging of the Hong Kong FA Cup. Citizen beat Wofoo Tai Po by 2-0 in the final and captured the FA Cup for the first time.

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The competition started on 23 April 2008 with 10 Hong Kong First Division clubs. Four of them took part in the first round to determine which team advanced to the quarter finals. From quarter finals onward, the cup competition was a single-elimination tournament.

The competition was officially known as 2007/2008 HKFA Lanwa International FA Cup due to sponsorship from LANWA Group Company Limited [1]

Although all the matches before the final was held at the Mongkok Stadium, the final was staged at the Hong Kong Stadium on 18 May 2008. The final match was part of the fund raising charity activities for the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. All profits of the game was donated for the rescue and rebuild of Sichuan after the basic costs are deducted. Four matches was played in total, including three friendly matches and the FA Cup final. The friendly matches include 1) SCAA Veteran vs Happy Valley Veteran, 2) HKFA Invitation Team vs All Star Sport Association and 3) TVB Artist vs Ladies Star Team. [2]

Teams

Fixtures and results

All times are Hong Kong Time (UTC+8).

Bracket

 First RoundQuarter FinalsSemi-finalsFinal
                   
  South China 1 
  Convoy Sun Hei 0 
Convoy Sun Hei 2 
Lanwa Redbull 0
  South China 1 
  Wofoo Tai Po 2 
Bulova Rangers 0
Wofoo Tai Po 2 
  Wofoo Tai Po 0
  Citizen 2
Citizen (pen.)1 (7) 
Kitchee 1 (6) 
  Citizen 1
  Eastern 0 
Eastern 1 
Workable 0 
  Happy Valley 1
Eastern (a.e.t.)2 

First round

Eastern 1 0 Workable
Jeferson Soccerball shade.svg 56' (Report)
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 657
Referee: Wong Chi Tang

Convoy Sun Hei 2 0 Lanwa Redbull
Giovane Soccerball shade.svg 1'Soccerball shade.svg 81' (Report)
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 657
Referee: Cheung Yim Yau

Quarter-finals

Bulova Rangers 0 2 Wofoo Tai Po
(Report) Joel Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Lee Wai Lim Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 901
Referee: Fung Ka Yu


Happy Valley 1 2 (a.e.t.) Eastern
Tomy Soccerball shade.svg 45' (pen.) (Report) Paulo Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Rodrigo Soccerball shade.svg 114'
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 2,734
Referee: Pau Sai Yin

South China 1 0 Convoy Sun Hei
Itaparica Soccerball shade.svg 41' (Report)
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 2,734
Referee: Ng Chiu Kok

Semi-finals

Eastern 0 1 Citizen
(Report) Chen Zhizhao Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 2,682
Referee: Liu Kwok Man

South China 1 2 Wofoo Tai Po
Chan Wai Ho Soccerball shade.svg 32' (Report) Ye Jia Soccerball shade.svg 47'
Rafael Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Mong Kok Stadium
Attendance: 2,682
Referee: Cheung Yim Yau

Final

Citizen 2 0 Wofoo Tai Po
Chen Zhizhao Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Joel Soccerball shade.svg 84' (o.g.)
(Report)
Hong Kong Stadium
Attendance: 5,925
Referee: Wong Po On

Top goalscorers

2 goals
1 goal

Prizes

[1]

Team awards

Individual awards

[3]

Trivia

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 HKFA Website 2007/08 HKFA Lanwa International FA Cup
  2. HKFA Website, Lanwa International FA CUP Final & Donation for the earthquake victims
  3. HKFA Website, 聯華國際足總盃決賽 公民 2:0 和富大埔 (in Chinese)