Hong Kong football chiefs make plea to government: ‘let the fans back into stadiums’

The Hong Kong Football Association is hoping to bring fans back to the stadiums when the new season kicks off in October, providing pandemic restrictions allow.At a Premier League club meeting on Tuesday, teams also agreed to ask the government for financial help as domestic football has been hard hit since early this year.“We are running professional football, but like many other businesses in Hong Kong, clubs have been suffering since the pandemic outbreak,” said association chairman Pui Kwan…

Hong Kong football chiefs make plea to government: ‘let the fans back into stadiums’
The Hong Kong Football Association is hoping to bring fans back to the stadiums when the new season kicks off in October, providing pandemic restrictions allow.At a Premier League club meeting on Tuesday, teams also agreed to ask the government for financial help as domestic football has been hard hit since early this year.“We are running professional football, but like many other businesses in Hong Kong, clubs have been suffering since the pandemic outbreak,” said association chairman Pui Kwan…