English sides in clean sweep at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Aston Villa lifted the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens Cup for a tournament-leading sixth time as a 2-0 final victory over West Ham United on Sunday completed a 100% record, while English Premier League winners Leicester City and Stoke City also claimed silverware at Hong Kong Football Club. Goals from the competition’s top scorer Harry McKirdy […]


Stage set for HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens knockout phase after heavyweights progress

Five-time champions Aston Villa set up a HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens quarter-final with Japan’s Kashima Antlers after recording three successive wins on Saturday. Aston Villa, the tournament’s most decorated side having also appeared in the final on a further two occasions, claimed victories over Kitchee, Hong Kong Football Club and Newcastle United to top Group […]


Eastern, Phoenix, FC Seoul and Kashima qualify for cup knockout stage

Hong Kong Premier League champions Eastern have qualified for the quarter-finals of the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens at the first time of asking after recording impressive victories over New Zealand’s Wellington Phoenix and English Premier League side Stoke City. Chan Yuen-ting’s side opened the Main Tournament on Saturday morning with a 2-1 win over Stoke […]


McBreen makes scoring return to Hong Kong at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Former South China striker Daniel McBreen made a scoring return to Hong Kong to help Wallsend Boys Club make a perfect start at the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens as last year’s finalists recorded back-to-back wins in Group B on Friday. McBreen opened his account by netting the first goal in a 2-0 win over Singapore […]


West Ham aiming to make up for last year’s final loss

Last year’s HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens runner-up West Ham United have arrived in Hong Kong determined to make up for their 2015 final defeat this weekend, according to defender Alex Pike. West Ham led Atletico Madrid 2-0 in the 2015 final before eventually losing 3-2 after extra-time as the Spanish side claimed the title on […]


Kitchee’s HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens heroes on 2011 & 2016 tournaments

Five years ago, Spanish striker Roberto Losada and Hong Kong midfielder Lo Kwan Yee were part of the Kitchee side that memorably claimed the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens Cup following a 1-0 win over Scottish heavyweights Celtic in the 2011 final. In doing so, The Blues became just the second Hong Kong team to lift the […]


Premier League champions ready for Sevens test

Former champions Leicester City must live up to expectations at this week’s HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens following their recent Premier League triumph, according to coach Steve Beaglehole. Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester landed a maiden top-flight title earlier this month after winning the Premier League by a 10-point margin to claim a first championship in their 132-year […]


10 stars set to shine at HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Many of today’s stars earned their spurs at the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens, and at the 2016 edition there will be a host of new talent on display with aspirations to join them. Here are 10 players you should be looking out for when the action kicks off at Hong Kong Football Club. Daniel Barlaser […]


Record-making Eastern coach looks ahead to HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

Chan Yuen-ting made history last month when her Eastern side were crowned champions of the Hong Kong Premier League. The success saw Chan become the first-ever female coach to have led a professional men’s team to a top-flight championship. Her next challenge is at the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens, where she will become the first-ever […]


Stage set for Masters Tournament

Defending champions USRC will go head-to-head with two-time winners Ajax All Stars, while Citi All Stars will face off against 2015 runners-up Wallsend Boys Club as the Masters Tournament at the HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens promises to once again offer up some thrilling action. Kowloon side USRC became the first Hong Kong team to win […]

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