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Messi posts video to explain his side of the Hong Kong story

Messi posts video to explain his side of the Hong Kong story

The drama from Messi and his lack of appearance in a Hong Kong friendly has now led to the star releasing a video on social media. Messi, who is always reserved and avoids the media, spoke about how he has spent ample time playing games in China. He said the video was necessary because he […]

Hong Kong

/ 145 days ago

Messi posts video to explain his side of the Hong Kong story

The drama from Messi and his lack of appearance in a Hong Kong friendly has now led to the star releasing a video on social media. Messi, who is always reserved and avoids the media, spoke about how he has spent ample time playing games in China. He said the video was necessary because he […]

Friendlies

/ 155 days ago

Messi no-show results in Hong Kong promoter losing money

Tatler Asia, the organizer of the recent Inter Miami and Hong Kong XI matchup, has announced that fans will soon receive a partial refund. Ticket holders for the February 4th game became noticeably frustrated when Lionel Messi did not feature in the fixture. The superstar remained on the bench due to a minor injury. After […]

Asia

/ 225 days ago

Messi linked to 2024 return to Hong Kong for revived tournament

Lionel Messi and Inter Miami could be preparing for another game in Hong Kong. His side, Inter Miami, is in talks to take part in the much-awaited 2024 Lunar New Year Cup, according to rumors from Asia. The 36-year-old’s prospective presence would be his second trip to Hong Kong, having visited the city in 2014. […]

Hong Kong

/ 2699 days ago

Hong Kong's 'Beef Ball' takes bite out of gender gap

Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong's Chan Yuen-ting will smash another hole through football's glass ceiling when she makes history in the AFC Champions League on Wednesday — but it couldn't be a tougher debut for the trailblazing female coach. Chan, nicknamed "Beef Ball" and just 28 years old, will etch her name in the […]
ByAFP

Hong Kong

/ 2769 days ago

Hong Kong football minnows drawn with giants Guangzhou

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Hong Kong trailblazer Chan Yuen-ting, the first woman coach to win a top-flight men's football title, faces a brutal AFC Champions League initiation after her Eastern SC were bracketed Tuesday with Chinese giants Guangzhou Evergrande. Chan will face off in Group G against World Cup-winning Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and […]
ByAFP

Hong Kong

/ 2837 days ago

Hong Kong arrests footballers, bookmaker over match fixing

Hong Kong (AFP) – Five professional footballers and a suspected bookmaker have been arrested over alleged match fixing in Hong Kong's football league, the city's anti-corruption watchdog said Thursday. Local media reported the five footballers played for Hong Kong Pegasus, a strong team in contention for the title, which unexpectedly lost a match last week […]
ByAFP

David Beckham

/ 2980 days ago

Becks effect behind Hong Kong's first lady of football

Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong trailblazer Chan Yuen-ting became the first woman coach to take a men's football team to a top-flight title thanks to the toughness that earned her the nickname "beefball" and a teenage crush on David Beckham. Chan, 27, led Eastern Sports Club to win Hong Kong's Premier League in April […]
ByAFP