Kui Tan SC

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Kui Tan
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Full nameKui Tan Sports Club
駒騰體育會
League Hong Kong Third Division
2017–18 5th

Kui Tan Sports Club (Chinese :駒騰體育會) is a Hong Kong football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong Third Division.

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Hong Kong Third Division League is the fourth-highest division overall in the Hong Kong football league system under the organization of Hong Kong Football Association.

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History

In 1975–76, Kui Tan won the Hong Kong Third A Division title, the first trophy in club history.

Hong Kong Third 'A' Division League was a division of the third overall tier of the Hong Kong football league system organised by the Hong Kong Football Association in Hong Kong, along with Hong Kong Third 'District' Division League. It was folded in 2012 as Hong Kong Third 'A' Division League and Hong Kong Third 'District' Division League are merged into one.

In 1977–78, Kui Tan finished runners up in the Hong Kong Second Division title and were promoted into the Hong Kong First Division for the first time. They also won the Hong Kong Junior Challenge Shield, the first cup competition victory in club history.

Hong Kong Second Division League is the third level of football league in Hong Kong, founded in 1909. The top two teams are promoted to the Hong Kong First Division.

The Hong Kong First Division League is the second-highest division in the Hong Kong football league system. Established in 1908, it is the oldest in Asia. The league was formerly the highest division in Hong Kong until the formation of the Hong Kong Premier League in 2014.

Hong Kong Junior Shield was a football competition in Hong Kong established in 1922. All teams in the Second Division and the Third Division were included in the competition.

During their maiden season in the First Division, Kui Tan achieved a respectable fifth-place finish. [1] The following season, the club were mired in a race for survival in the league with HKFC and Yuen Long. In the final match of the season against HKFC, keeper Lo Kwok Wah committed a crucial foul in the box leading to an HKFC penalty and goal. The loss meant that Kui Tan would finish one point behind HKFC in the table and thus, Kui Tan were relegated.

The 1978–79 Hong Kong First Division League season was the 68th since its establishment.

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In 1989–90, Kui Tan finished 4th in the Second Division but were promoted after champions Mei Ching and runners up Fukien both declined promotion.

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During the 1992–93 season, Kui Tan finished second last in the table and were due to be relegated. However, Ernest Borel folded and Kui Tan were permitted to remain.

The 1992–93 Hong Kong First Division League season was the 82nd since its establishment.

Sea Bee, later known as Ernest Borel, was a Hong Kong football club which competed for many years in the Hong Kong First Division. In 1993, the parent company of the club, Ernest Borel, loaned the right to compete in the First Division to another company, and the team competed as Voicelink during the 1993-94 season.

Kui Tan would once again finish second last in 1994–95 and were relegated along with bottom dwellers Kitchee. The following year, they won runners up in the Second Division but ultimately declined promotion. They have yet to come as close to the top flight since.

In 2007–08 Kui Tan were relegated into the Hong Kong Third Division following a last place finish.

Honours

League

Runners-up (2): 1977–78, 1995–96
Champions (1): 1975–76

Cup Competitions

Champions (1): 1977–78

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References

  1. "Hongkong – List of Champions and Runners-Up". RSSSF.