Chan Ming Kong

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Chan Ming Kong
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Personal information
Full name Chan Ming Kong
Date of birth (1985-07-01) 1 July 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Hong Kong
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Hong Kong 08 22 (1)
2007–2009 Citizen 12 (0)
2009–2010 Happy Valley 14 (1)
2010–2012 TSW Pegasus 26 (0)
2012–2013 Southern 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 October 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Chan Ming Kong (Chinese: 陳銘剛; Jyutping: can4 ming4 gong1 ; born 1 July 1985 in Hong Kong), is a Hong Kong footballer who plays for Hong Kong First Division League club Southern, as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Hong Kong 08[edit]

Chan Ming Kong started his senior football career in Hong Kong 08. He made his first ever league appearances in a match against Happy Valley on 9 October 2005. He made a total of 9 appearances in his first Hong Kong First Division League season.

He was the captain of the team in the beginning of the 2006–07 season, played as the captain for 4 matches. He made 13 league appearances and scored 1 goal in a match against Kitchee on 10 September 2006, although the goal did not help the team to win the game.

Citizen[edit]

Chan Ming Kong joined Citizen after Hong Kong 08 was dissolved.

He played his first league game for Citizen in a match against Rangers as a first XI, helping the team to win 4–0. He featured a total number of 9 league games in the 2007–08 season.

In the 2008–09 season, Chan Ming Kong did not feature too many league games, only making 3 appearances, including 2 on the starting line-up.

He then left the club and joined Happy Valley.

Happy Valley[edit]

He joined Happy Valley after spending 2 seasons in Citizen. He scored his first first division league goal for Happy Valley in a match against South China on 24 January 2010, but the goal did not help the team to win the match, suffered a defeat 2–6.

TSW Pegasus[edit]

Chan Ming Kong transferred to TSW Pegasus after Happy Valley failed to stay in the Hong Kong First Division League. He played an important role in TSW Pegasus, playing most of the matches for the team.

In the 2010–11 season, he made 16 league appearances out of 18 league games for TSW Pegasus as a center midfielder. Although he did not score any league goal, his great passing vision and creativity helped the team to achieve great results. For cup matches, he played 3 league cup matches and 2 FA Cup matches. He scored 1 cup goal in the Hong Kong League Cup final against South China on 27 March 2011. However, his goal was not enough for the team to win the champion. TSW Pegasus was one of the two Hong Kong clubs which featured 2011 AFC Cup group stage. Chan Ming Kong played all 6 group stage matches. However, the team did not qualify for the knock-out stage.

In the 2011–12 season, he was not as important as in the last season, only making 10 league appearances since he faced a great competition from Lau Nim Yat, Lau Ka Shing, Li Ka Chun and Eugene Mbome for his position. He made 4 Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield games and helped the team to reach the semi-final, having lost to South China in two-legged tie. He also featured 2 matches for the team in Hong Kong League Cup and Hong Kong FA Cup respectively. After the season, he eventually left TSW Pegasus.

Southern[edit]

Chan Ming Kong joined newly promoted club Southern in June 2012.[1] He made his debut for Southern on 1 September 2012, playing against Biu Chun Rangers at Sham Shui Po Sports Ground. The team eventually lost the match 3–1.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1 October 2012
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hong Kong League Senior Shield FA Cup League Cup AFC Cup Total
2005–06 Hong Kong 08 First Division 9 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 N/A N/A 15 0
2006–07 First Division 13 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 N/A N/A 19 1
Hong Kong 08 Total 22 1 2 0 7 0 2 0 0 0 33 1
2007–08 Citizen First Division 9 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 N/A N/A 12 0
2008–09 First Division 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 3 0
Citizen Total 12 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2009–10 Happy Valley First Division 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 N/A N/A 15 1
Happy Valley Total 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 1
2010–11 TSW Pegasus First Division 16 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 6 0 27 1
2011–12 First Division 10 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 N/A N/A 18 0
TSW Pegasus Total 26 0 4 0 5 1 2 0 6 0 43 1
2012–13 Southern First Division 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 3 0
Southern Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career Total 77 2 7 0 14 1 5 0 6 0 109 3

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