Hong Kong Viceroy Cup (Chinese :總督盃) was a football competition in Hong Kong held by British American Tobacco. Started in 1969, it was the first football competition in Hong Kong which allowed commercial sponsorship. Together with First Division League, FA Cup and Senior Shield, they were considered as "Big Four" competitions in Hong Kong football circle. Since July 1999, the Hong Kong government has forbidden the sponsorship of sports events by tobacco firms, although the Chinese name of it suggests "Governor", which was the leader of British Hong Kong colony before Hong Kong Handover in 1997. The 29th and the last competition was held in 1998.
Traditional Chinese characters are Chinese characters in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946. They are most commonly the characters in the standardized character sets of Taiwan, of Hong Kong and Macau, and in the Kangxi Dictionary. The modern shapes of traditional Chinese characters first appeared with the emergence of the clerical script during the Han Dynasty, and have been more or less stable since the 5th century.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
British American Tobacco plc (BAT) is a British multinational cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world.
|1979–80||South China||2–1||Caroline Hill|
|1986–87||South China||3–0||Tsuen Wan|
|1987–88||South China||3–2||Sing Tao|
|1988–89||Lai Sun Double Flower||1–0||Happy Valley|
|1989–90||Lai Sun||1–0||South China|
|1990–91||South China||1–0||Lai Sun|
|1991–92||Ernest Borel||2–1||South China||Government Stadium|
|1994–95||Sing Tao||3–0||Instant-Dict||Hong Kong Stadium|
|1996–97||Sing Tao||0–0||Happy Valley||Hong Kong Stadium||5,981|
The Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament on the World Rugby Sevens Series competition. The Hong Kong Sevens is currently the seventh tournament on the World Series calendar, and is held annually in Hong Kong on a weekend in late March or early April. The tournament spans three days, beginning on a Friday and concluding on Sunday. The tournament is organised each year by the Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU).
The Hong Kong national football team represents Hong Kong in international association football competitions such as the FIFA World Cup, AFC Asian Cup and East Asian Football Championship. The team is represented and supervised by the Hong Kong Football Association, the governing body for football in Hong Kong.
South China Athletic Association is a football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division, the second-level league in Hong Kong football league system. It is the football club with most honours in Hong Kong having won a record 41First Division titles. They have also won a record 31 Senior Shields, a record 10 FA Cups and 3 League Cups.
Viceroy is an American brand of cigarettes, currently owned and manufactured by R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in the United States and British American Tobacco outside of the United States.
Sun Hei Sports Club is a Hong Kong football club which plays in the Hong Kong Second Division.
Hong Kong Rangers Football Club, often abbreviated to Rangers, currently known as Biu Chun Rangers due to sponsorship reasons, is a Hong Kong football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division. They have won the Hong Kong First Division once, the Senior Shield 4 times, and the Hong Kong FA Cup twice.
Double Flower Football Association is a Hong Kong football club which plays in the Hong Kong First Division. The club was very successful in 1990s under the name Instant-Dict.
The Lunar New Year Cup, previously known as the Carlsberg Challenge or the Carlsberg Cup, is an annual football tournament organised in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) since 1908. It is usually held on the first and the fourth day of the Lunar New Year as a part of the new year celebrations. The tournament was called the Carlsberg Cup from 1986 to 1989, from 1993 to 2006 as Carlsberg was the major sponsor of the event.
Hong Kong FA Cup is a knockout cup competition in Hong Kong football, run by and named after The Hong Kong Football Association. The first edition of the competition was held in 1975, before then the cup was known as the Golden Jubilee Cup. The current season is the 33rd edition of the event. 11 different teams have won the cup with 10-time champions South China being the most successful.
Eastern Athletic Association Football Team Limited, also known as Eastern Sports Club is a Hong Kong professional football and basketball club.
Wu Kwok Hung, nicknamed "Big Head", was a famous football player in Hong Kong. He played in Hong Kong First Division League teams including Tung Sing, South China and Seiko as a midfielder.
Seiko Sports Association were one of the most famous and successful football teams in Hong Kong history. The team withdrew from the Hong Kong First Division League after the 1985–86 season.
The 2006–07 Hong Kong FA Cup was the 33rd staging of the Hong Kong FA Cup. The competition started on 21 April 2007 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 Hong Kong Open,, is a WTA International Tier tennis tournament that was resumed from 8–14 September 2014 in Hong Kong.
Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in Hong Kong, followed by rugby union. The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) is the governing body for football in Hong Kong.
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.
Tim Bredbury, born 25 April 1963 in Hong Kong is a former Liverpool FC professional player and Hong Kong International footballer. Bredbury, is a UEFA A/AFC A Licensed Coach and is the current Academy Head Coach of the Kitchee Football Club U14 Team.
The 2011–12 Hong Kong League Cup is the 11th edition of the Hong Kong League Cup. It is a knockout competition for all the teams of the 2011–12 Hong Kong First Division League.
Metro Gallery Football Club, currently known as HONGDA for sponsorship reasons, are a Hong Kong football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division.
The 2016–17 Hong Kong FA Cup is the 42nd season of Hong Kong FA Cup. It is a knockout competition. Different from previous years, the preliminary round winners of lower league teams no longer enter the competition proper.