2019–20 Hong Kong First Division League

Last updated
Hong Kong First Division
Season2019–20
ChampionsN/A (season abandoned)
Promoted Resources Capital
Matches played87
Goals scored354 (4.07 per match)
Top goalscorer Stefan Pereira (Citizen)
(19 goals) [1]
Biggest home win Resources Capital 8–0 Sham Shui Po
(8 September 2019)
Biggest away win Icanfield 1–9 HKFC
(1 December 2019)
Highest scoring King Fung 9–3 Wong Tai Sin
(11 November 2019)
Longest winning run6 matches
HKFC
Longest unbeaten run7 matches
Resources Capital
Longest winless run9 matches
Wong Tai Sin
Sham Shui Po
Longest losing run9 matches
Sham Shui Po
2020–21

The 2019–20 Hong Kong First Division League was the 6th season of Hong Kong First Division since it became the second-tier football league in Hong Kong in 2014–15. [2] The season began on 7 September 2019 and ended on 16 April 2020 when the Hong Kong Football Association announced the cancellation of all lower division seasons due to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in Hong Kong. [3]

Contents

League leaders Resources Capital applied for promotion to the Hong Kong Premier League at season's end and were accepted on 24 June 2020. [4]

Teams

Changes from last season

From First Division

Relegated to the Second Division

To First Division

Relegated from the Premier League

Name changes

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Resources Capital (P)139312911+1830Promotion to Premier League
2 King Fung 138144427+1725
3 HKFC 128133818+2025
4 South China 137333019+1124
5 Eastern District 117132914+1522
6 Central & Western 136342224221
7 Wing Yee 125342727018
8 Citizen 135173433+116
9 Hoi King 124352320+315
10 Sha Tin 134272427314
11 North District 123361423912
12 Icanfield 1232712382611
13 Wong Tai Sin 1324721341310
14 Sham Shui Po 121011739323
Updated to match(es) played on 19 January 2020. Source: Hong Kong Football Association
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Fair-play points; 8) Drawing lots
(P) Promoted.

Top scorers

As of 16 April 2020 [1]
RankPlayerClubGoals
1 Flag of Brazil.svg Stefan Pereira Citizen 19
2 Flag of Brazil.svg Jose Leonardo Eastern District 12
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Tiekoro Sissoko King Fung
4 Flag of Spain.svg Jose Cabot Almela Wing Yee Property 11
5 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Ye Jia South China 10
6 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Caleb Ekwegwo King Fung 9
Flag of Hong Kong.svg To Hon To Eastern District
8 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Chan Kin Fai Central & Western 8
Flag of Hong Kong.svg Sham Kwok Keung Citizen

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