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Published: 09:59, August 13, 2022 | Updated: 10:06, August 13, 2022
Hong Kong Premier League to kick off new season Aug 27
By Xinhua
Published:09:59, August 13, 2022 Updated:10:06, August 13, 2022 By Xinhua

This undated photo shows a soccer match between HKFA clubs Kitchee and Lee Man. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HKFA)

HONG KONG - The 2022-23 Hong Kong Premier League will officially begin on August 27, the Hong Kong Football Association announced on Friday.

The first match will be held that day with Kwoon Chung Southern taking on HK U23, before the second match and opening ceremony at Mong Kok Stadium, where Eastern Long Lions will play Wofoo Tai Po.

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The season, which features a double round robin format, will conclude on May 7 next year.

Last season's Hong Kong Premier League was halted and then canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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