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Hong Kong FA Wants To Benefit From Chinese Football Explosion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 09 / 16

The "oft-mooted idea" of a Hong Kong team taking part in China competitions could be back on the agenda as the Hong Kong FA "tries to come up with ways to benefit from the mainland’s football explosion," according to James Porteous of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. Chinese teams have "stunned w...

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