Resources Capital FC

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Resources Capital
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Full nameResources Capital Football Club Limited
Founded1982 as Tai Chung Publisher
Ground Tsing Yi Sports Ground
Capacity1,500
PresidentWong Chun Hung
ChairmanTang Wai Ho
Head CoachJoan Esteva
League Hong Kong Premier League
2019–20 First Division, 1st (before cancellation, promoted)
Website Club website

Resources Capital Football Club (Chinese :晉峰足球會) is a Hong Kong professional football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong Premier League. It was known as Tai Chung Football Club for the first 34 years of its existence before rebranding in 2016. [1]

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The club plays its home matches at Tsing Yi Sports Ground.

History

Tai Chung has competed in the Hong Kong football league system league since 2001. Between 2009 and 2011, Tai Chung once competed in the First Division, the top-flight league in Hong Kong at that time. Since their relegation in 2011, the club has competed in the second-tier amateur league.

In 2016, the club was acquired by Tang Wai Ho, and was renamed as Resources Capital.

Ahead of the 2019–20 season, club ownership increased the budget to $6 million and turned the club into a professional outfit, aiming to gain promotion to the Hong Kong Premier League in the following season. [2] Despite the cancellation of the 2019–20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong, Resources Capital were granted promotion to the Hong Kong Premier League by the HKFA board of directors. [3]

Team staff

PositionStaff
Head coach Flag of Spain.svg Joan Esteva
CoachHo Shun Yin
Assistant coachChung Chun Ho
Assistant coachCheung Wai Chung
Goalkeeping coach Ho Kwok Chuen

Source: Resources Capital FC

Current squad

First Team

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Lam Chun Kit (captain)
2 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Wong Lok
5 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Chung Chun Ho
6 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Yue Tze Nam (on loan from Eastern)
7 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Lam Fu Kwai
8 MF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Carles TenaFP
9 FW Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Wong Wai Kwok
10 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Liu Yik Shing
11 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Leung Chong Yip
14 GK Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Law Ho Yeung
15 FW Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Gauravdeep Singh
16 GK Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Ho Kwok Chuen
17 FW Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Ho Sze Chit
No.Pos.NationPlayer
18 FW Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Ki Sze Ho
19 GK Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Pong Cheuk Hei
20 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Cheng King Ho (on loan from Eastern)
21 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Law Chun Yan
22 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Lau Kwan Ching
23 DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Jordon BrownFP
27 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Felipe SáFP
29 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Law Ho Yin
34 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Wong Ching Tak
38 DF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Albert Canal FP
77 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Ho Chun Ho
83 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Tsang Chung Nam
88 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg  HKG Ma Man Ching


Remarks:
LP These players are registered as local players in Hong Kong domestic football competitions.
FP These players are registered as foreign players.

Recent seasons

SeasonTeam nameDiv.Pos.Pl.WDLGSGAPHKFA Cup Junior DivisionNotes
2015–16 Tai ChungFirst Division10267217346323Quarter-finals
2016–17 Resources CapitalFirst Division9268612506230Third Round
2017–18 Resources CapitalFirst Division93012513565941Quarter-finals
2018–19 Resources CapitalFirst Division7269512414132Runner-up

Honours

League

Runners-up (1): 2008–09
Champions (1): 2006–07

Cup

Runners-up (1): 2018–19

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References

  1. "晉峰足球會 updated their profile picture". Facebook. Resources Capital FC. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. Hseun, Ka Man. "半職業式組軍 班費600萬 晉峰會長:不為升班而升班". Apple Daily. Retrieved 24 August 2019.(in Chinese)
  3. Chan, Kin Wa. "HKFA: Newly signed Premier League players given green light for restart thanks to FIFA exemption". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 24 June 2020.