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|Former names||Army Sports Ground (Before 1961), Municipal Stadium (1961-1973)|
|Location||37 Flower Market Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong|
|Public transit||Prince Edward station|
|Owner||Leisure and Cultural Services Department|
|Operator||Leisure and Cultural Services Department|
|Field size||106 x 66 meters (116 x 72 yards)|
| Hong Kong national team (2011–)|
Sun Hei (2011–2013)
Pegasus (2013–2014, 2018–2019)
Mong Kok Stadium (Chinese :旺角大球場) is a stadium in Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong. With a capacity of 6,664 (Each stands have 1,666 seats), it hosts Hong Kong Premier League football matches, with Southern and Kitchee currently ground-sharing the venue. The stadium is run by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of Hong Kong.
The stadium was known as the Army Sports Ground before it was taken over by the Urban Council in 1961.
On 15 April 2007, South China played to a 1–1 draw with Kitchee in the penultimate game of the Hong Kong Football League season at Mong Kok Stadium. The game attracted a full house of over 8,500 spectators, the first full house for 11 years for a Hong Kong League game at Mong Kok Stadium.
On 22 March 2013, Hong Kong hosted against Vietnam national football team in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification match. The game attracted 6,639 spectators, the first full house after the renovation of the stadium. Hong Kong came to a late victory by a header from captain Chan Wai Ho in the 87th minute.
On 11 November 2015 (or 1117), Hong Kong played against China national football team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round, where there was a full house and Hong Kong tied 0–0.
In the 2017 AFC Champions League, all 3 of Eastern SC matches were sold out.
In May 2017, Eastern SC and Kitchee SC played the deciding match of the 2016–17 Hong Kong Premier League in which Kitchee won 4–1.
In the 2018 AFC Champions League, Kitchee SC played Tianjin Quanjian F.C. in front of a full house at Mong Kok Stadium.
From Autumn 2009, Mong Kok Stadium will undergo a series of modifications, including the addition of a roof, close-circuit televisions, refurbishment of the seats, better lighting, refurbishment of the changing rooms, adding a press room and doping rooms, while the stadium's capacity will be reduced to 6,680. The work is expected to be complete by October 2011.Three First Division clubs - Citizen, Fourway Rangers and Sun Hei - have asked to use the stadium as their home ground. But it is believed that the owner of the facility, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, has reservations over the number of clubs using it. Vincent Yuen Man-chuen, general secretary of the HKFA, said they had submitted a proposal to use the stadium as the home ground for three clubs. "We are in the process of negotiation with the government," said Yuen. "There were more than a hundred matches a season held [there] before, but the number can be reduced to half if three teams use it for their home matches plus some major cup competitions." There is currently doubt that the new Mong Kok Stadium will be ready for use in October.
On 16 October 2011, the renovated Mong Kok Stadium re-opened. The first match was a Hong Kong First Division match between Sun Hei and Sham Shui Po SA. 4,499 fans attended the game. Sun Hei won the game 5–0, Sun Hei players Cheng Siu Wai scored the goal while Barry was the first player to score a hat-trick after renovation.
The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing attended Mong Kok Stadium's official re-opening ceremony. To celebrate the re-opening of the stadium, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department organised a ceremony for 15 November 2011 and invited the Russian National Youth Team for a friendly football match with the Hong Kong Youth Representative Team. A sport towel, a limited edition souvenir specially produced to celebrate the re-opening of the stadium, was distributed to each attendee to make this meaningful day more memorable. There were also performances including rhythmic drumming with flag waving, and wushu and a lion dance, showing a unique Chinese flavour. The ceremony also featured impressive performances by cheering teams and the Hong Kong Police Band.
Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said he was exploring the possibility of using the stadium to host HSBC Asian Five Nations (A5N) home games. Hong Kong played both their A5N rugby games in front of full houses at the 2,500-capacity Hong Kong Football Club this season. A move to Mong Kok, with its new capacity of 6,650, appeals, admitted HKRFU's Gregory. "Our initial thoughts are to play our international fixtures in the A5N at Mong Kok Stadium. At the moment we have no plans to hold any domestic games there," Gregory said.On 26 May 2012, Hong Kong blitzed Kazakhstan 55–0 to claim third place in the 2012 HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five competition. It was Hong Kong's first international in 13 years at the newly renovated Mong Kok Stadium.
Hong Kong hosted its first Super Rugby fixture on 19 May 2018. The Japanese outfit, the Sunwolves, playing a home game at Mong Kok, defeated the Stormers from Cape Town, South Africa, by 26–23.
It is accessible from the Prince Edward station of the MTR on the Tsuen Wan and the Kwun Tong lines. It is also near Mong Kok East station on the East Rail line.
Mong Kok is an area in Kowloon, Hong Kong. The Prince Edward road occupies the northern part of Mong Kok.
Prince Edward, is the colloquial name for a loosely defined sub-area surrounding Prince Edward station, which was named after Prince Edward Road, of Mong Kok in northern Kowloon, Hong Kong. The Prince Edward station of the MTR rapid transit system is a cross-platform interchange station of the Tsuen Wan line and Kwun Tong line.
The 2006–07 Hong Kong First Division League season was the 95th since its establishment.
Cheng Siu Wai is a former Hong Kong professional footballer player whose position was striker. His shirt name was Henry.
The Hong Kong League Cup 2006–07 is the 7th staging of the Hong Kong League Cup.
The Hong Kong Senior Shield 2005–06, also known as the 2005/2006 HKFA Senior Shield, is the 104th staging of the Hong Kong's oldest football knockout competition.
The Hong Kong Senior Shield 2007–08, also known as the 2007–08 HKFA Choi Fung Hong Senior Shield, is the 106th staging of the Hong Kong's oldest football knockout competition.
The Hong Kong League Cup 2007–08 is the 8th staging of the Hong Kong League Cup.
The 2008–09 Hong Kong First Division League season, known as Coolpoint Ventilation First Division for sponsorship reasons, was the 97th since its establishment in 1908. It began on 6 September 2008 and ended on 10 May 2009. The unveiling match was contested by the defending champions South China, and the runners-up of last season Citizen. They made a 1–1 draw, scored by Sandro of Citizen and Detinho of South China, China.
2004–05 Hong Kong FA Cup was the 31st staging of the Hong Kong FA Cup. The cup was won by Sun Hei, who won 2-1 against Happy Valley in the final.
The Hong Kong Senior Shield 2004–05, also known as the Sunray Cave Senior Shield 2004/2005, is the 103rd staging of the Hong Kong's oldest football knockout competition.
Hong Kong League Cup 2008–09 is the 9th Hong Kong League Cup.
The 2010–11 Hong Kong First Division League season was the 99th since its establishment. The 2010–11 Hong Kong First Division League is contested by 10 teams. The defending champions were South China. Hong Kong Football Club and Tuen Mun were promoted from the second division to take part.
Mamadou Hady Barry, also known as Hady Barry, is a Guinean footballer. His position is forward.
The 2011–12 Hong Kong First Division League, also known as 2011–12 bma Hong Kong First Division League season was the 100th since its establishment. Kitchee SC was the defending champions, having won their 4th Hong Kong title in the previous season.
The 2012–13 Hong Kong First Division League, also known as 2012–13 Red MR Hong Kong First Division League for sponsorship reasons, was the 101st since its establishment.
South China AA will seek to win their first trophy for one season after Kitchee won the Hong Kong First Division League, the Hong Kong FA Cup and Hong Kong League Cup while Sunray Cave JC Sun Hei defeated them to win the Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield last season. South China are competing in the First Division League, Senior Shield and FA Cup this season.
The 2012–13 season is Kitchee SC's 82nd season in football, and the 34th season in the Hong Kong First Division League. Kitchee started as defending champions having won the league, as well as the Hong Kong FA Cup in 2011–12, and was looking to retain their title. The club also played in the AFC Cup for the third time.
The 2013–14 Hong Kong First Division League, officially named 2013–14 HKFA RedMR Hong Kong First Division League due to sponsorship reasons, is the 102nd season of the First Division League since its establishment. It will be a transition season before the new Premier League gets under way in autumn 2014. Therefore, this is also the last ever First Division that is the top division in the Hong Kong football league system.
The 2013–14 season is Sun Pegasus's 6th consecutive season in the Hong Kong First Division League, as well as in Hong Kong football. Sun Pegasus will compete in the First Division League, Senior Challenge Shield and FA Cup in this season.
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