Hongkong - List of Champions and Runners-Up


Note that the Hongkong FA only recognises trophy winners since its own reconstruction in 1945.


Data prior to World War II

Season  Champions                          Runners-Up
1908/09 The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)     Royal Garrison Artillery
1909/10 Royal Garrison Artillery           The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
1910/11 The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 
1911/12 King's Own Rifles
1912/13 Royal Garrison Artillery
1913/14 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
1914/15 Royal Garrison Artillery           Police
1915/16 Royal Garrison Artillery
1916/17 Royal Engineers
1917/18 Royal Garrison Artillery
1918/19 Royal Navy                         Hong Kong FC
1919/20 Hong Kong FC
1920/21 Wiltshire Regiment
1921/22 HMS 'Curlew'            
1922/23 King's Own Rifles [*]
1923/24 South China
1924/25 East Surrey Regiment               South China
1925/26 Kowloon FC                         East Surrey Regiment 
1926/27 Clube de Recreio                   Chinese Athletic Assoc.
1927/28 Chinese Athletic Assoc.
1928/29 Chinese Athletic Assoc.            Somerset Light Infantry Regiment
1929/30 Chinese Athletic Assoc.            Royal Navy
1930/31 South China                        Kowloon FC
1931/32 Royal Navy 
1932/33 South China                        South Welsh Borderers
1933/34 South Welsh Borderers              Saint Joseph's
1934/35 South China                        Police
1935/36 South China                        Chinese Athletic Assoc.       
1936/37 Royal Ulster Rifles                South China
1937/38 South China 'B'                    Middlesex Regiment
1938/39 South China
1939/40 South China                        Eastern
1940/41 South China
1941/42   unfinished
1942-45   no competition

[*] 1922/23 champions also listed as King's Liverpool Regiment

Number of Titles (33)

  8       South China

  5       Royal Garrison Artillery

  3       Chinese Athletic Association

  2       King's Own Rifles
          Royal Navy
          The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)

  1       Clube de Recreio
          Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
          East Surrey Regiment
          HMS 'Curlew' 
          Hong Kong FC
          Kowloon FC
          Royal Engineers
          Royal Ulster Rifles
          South China 'B'
          South Welsh Borderers
          Wiltshire Regiment

Data since World War II

Season  Champions                          Runners-Up

1945/46 Royal Air Force                    44 Commandos
1946/47 Sing Tao                           South China
1947/48 Kitchee                            Sing Tao
1948/49 South China                        Kowloon Motor Bus Co.
1949/50 Kitchee                            Kowloon Motor Bus Co.
1950/51 South China                        Kowloon Motor Bus Co.
1951/52 South China                        Army 
1952/53 South China                        Kitchee
1953/54 Kowloon Motor Bus Co.              South China
1954/55 South China                        Kitchee
1955/56 Eastern                            South China
1956/57 South China                        Kitchee
1957/58 South China                        Kowloon Motor Bus Co.
1958/59 South China                        Kowloon Motor Bus Co.
1959/60 South China                        Happy Valley
1960/61 South China                        Happy Valley
1961/62 South China                        Happy Valley
1962/63 Yuen Long                          Tung Wah
1963/64 Kitchee                            Happy Valley
1964/65 Happy Valley                       South China
1965/66 South China                        Happy Valley
1966/67 Kowloon Motor Bus Co.              South China
1967/68 South China                        Sing Tao   
1968/69 South China                        Sing Tao
1969/70 Jardines                           Sing Tao
1970/71 Rangers                            Jardines
1971/72 South China                        Caroline Hill
1972/73 Seiko                              South China
1973/74 South China                        Seiko
1974/75 Seiko                              Happy Valley
1975/76 South China                        Seiko
1976/77 South China                        Seiko
1977/78 South China                        Happy Valley
1978/79 Seiko                              Happy Valley
1979/80 Seiko                              Happy Valley
1980/81 Seiko                              South China
1981/82 Seiko                              Happy Valley
1982/83 Seiko                              Bulova
1983/84 Seiko                              Bulova
1984/85 Seiko                              South China
1985/86 South China                        Happy Valley
1986/87 South China                        Eastern
1987/88 South China                        Happy Valley
1988/89 Happy Valley                       South China
1989/90 South China                        Lai Sun
1990/91 South China                        Happy Valley
1991/92 South China                        Eastern
1992/93 Eastern                            South China
1993/94 Eastern                            South China
1994/95 Eastern                            South China
1995/96 Instant-Dict                       South China
1996/97 South China                        Instant-Dict
1997/98 Instant-Dict                       South China
1998/99 Happy Valley                       South China
1999/00 South China                        Happy Valley
2000/01 Happy Valley                       Instant-Dict
2001/02 Sun Hei                            Happy Valley               
2002/03 Happy Valley                       Sun Hei
2003/04 Sun Hei                            Kitchee
2004/05 Sun Hei                            Happy Valley
2005/06 Happy Valley                       Xiangxue Sun Hei 
2006/07 South China                        Kitchee
2007/08 South China                        Citizen
2008/09 South China                        Kitchee
2009/10 South China                        TSW Pegasus
2010/11 Kitchee                            South China     
2011/12 Kitchee                            TSW Pegasus
2012/13 South China                        Kitchee
2013/14 Kitchee     

Number of Titles (69; runners-up (68, w/o 2013/14) finishes between square brackets)

 32 [16]  South China

  9 [ 3]  Seiko

  6 [16]  Happy Valley
  6 [ 7]  Kitchee

  4 [ 2]  Eastern

  3 [ 2]  Sun Hei (includes Xiangxue Sun Hei; now called Sunray Cave JC Sun Hei)

  2 [ 5]  Kowloon Motor Bus Co.
  2 [ 2]  Instant-Dict 

  1 [ 4]  Sing Tao 
  1 [ 1]  Jardines 
  1 [ -]  Rangers 
  1 [ -]  Royal Air Force 
  1 [ -]  Yuen Long

  - [ 2]  Bulova
  - [ 2]  TSW Pegasus (now called Sun Pegasus)
  - [ 1]  Army 
  - [ 1]  Caroline Hill
  - [ 1]  Citizen
  - [ 1]  44 Commandos
  - [ 1]  Lai Sun
  - [ 1]  Tung Wah


About this document

Sources: [Kni 91], [MB 85], [MB 86], [Oli 95], Zhongguo Zuqiu Yundongshi (Chinese Football History), Hong Kong Football

Prepared and maintained by Atsushi Fujioka, Tom Lewis and Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Atsushi Fujioka (ajf@din.or.jp), Tom Lewis (Tom.Lewis@btinternet.com) and Karel Stokkermans (karel@rsssf.com)
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014

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