Ip Chung Long

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Ip Chung Long
Ip Chung Long vs Wofoo Tai Po.jpg
Ip Chung Long playing for Southern against Wofoo Tai Po on 29 September 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-11-16) 16 November 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Hong Kong
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Southern
Number 33
Youth career
Kitchee
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Kitchee 15 (1)
2010–2011 Tai Chung (loan) 23 (3)
2011–2012 Biu Chun Rangers 12 (0)
2012– Southern 2 (0)
National team
Hong Kong U23
2010 Hong Kong 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:13, 1 October 2012 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:44, 28 September 2010 (UTC)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ip.

Ip Chung Long (Chinese: 葉頌朗; Jyutping: jip6 zung6 long5, born 16 November 1989 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong footballer who plays as a midfielder for Hong Kong First Division League club Southern.

Club career[edit]

Kitchee[edit]

In the 2007–08 season, Ip Chung Long made his debut of the season in the first AFC Cup group stage match against Singapore Armed Forces in Singapore as a 46th-minute substitute for Gao Wen. On 2 March 2008, he played his first Hong Kong League Cup game in the semi-final match against Convoy Sun Hei, which the team wins 2–0. However, he di not feature the final of the cup. He scored his first goal for Kitchee in the 4th round of AFC Cup group stage match, although the goal could not help the team to win over Malaysia club Perak. On 20 April 2008, he made his first league appearance of the season, helping the team to win over Convoy Sun Hei. In conclusion, he made 3 league games and 1 Hong Kong League Cup game. For continental cup, he made 5 out of 6 AFC Cup group stage matches for Kitchee and scored 1 goal.

In the 2008–09 season, Ip Chung Long made his first league appearance of the season in the second league match for Kitchee, in the match against Mutual as a 75-minute substitute for Jaimes McKee on 14 September 2008. On 17 October 2008, he started for the team for the first time, helping the team to win over Xiangxue Eisiti. On 13 December 2008, he scored his first goal of the season in the 6–0 victory at Tuen Mun Progoal.

In the 2009–10 season, he played his first match of the season in the match against Tai Chung on 19 September 2009, replaced Chan Man Fai in the 65th minute. He made his second league appearance of the season in the match versus Tuen Mun Progoal on 26 September 2009, as a substitute in the 63rd minute. This was also his last league game for Kitchee, as he was loaned to Tai Chung in the second half of the season, and eventually left the club and joined Biu Chun Rangers in 2011.

Tai Chung[edit]

Ip Chung Long was loaned to Tai Chung in the second half of the 2009–10 season. He played his first match for Tai Chung in the match against his parent club Kitchee on 27 February 2012. On 13 March 2012, he scored his first goal for Tai Chung in the match against TSW Pegasus. However, the team lost 1–2 to TSW Pegasus as Mario scored the winning goal in the 83rd minute, 3 minutes after Ip scored. Ip Chung Long made a total of 9 league appearances and scored 1 goal. He also played 1 Hong Kong League Cup game for Tai Chung.

In the 2010–11 season, he was one of the key players of Tai Chung. He featured 14 league matches and scored 2 goals. For cup matches, he played 1 match in Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield, Hong Kong FA Cup and Hong Kong League Cup respectively. On the other hand, he was chosen as the captain of the team for the first time in the match against Wofoo Tai Po in Tai Po Sports Ground on 10 April 2010.

He returned to Kitchee after the end of 2010–11 season and eventually transferred to Biu Chun Rangers.

Biu Chun Rangers[edit]

Ip Chung Long joined Biu Chun Rangers in the beginning of the 2011–12 season, after spending 5 seasons in Kitchee and Tai Chung. He was given kit number 8 after he joined Biu Chun Rangers.

He played his debut for Biu Chun Rangers in the first league match of the club against the home team TSW Pegasus, although they lost the match. He featured a total of 12 league matches but did not score any goal. For cup games, he played 2 Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield and Hong Kong FA Cup respectively. He also featured 1 Hong Kong League Cup match. However, the team did not win the game and was eliminated in quarter-final.

Southern[edit]

Ip Chung Long joined the newly promoted club Southern after spending 1 season in Biu Chun Rangers.

Honours[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Club career[edit]

As of 2 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
2006–07 Kitchee First Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 1 0
2007–08 First Division 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 9 1
2008–09 First Division 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 N/A N/A 10 1
2009–10 First Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 2 0
Kitchee Total 15 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 1 22 2
2009–10 Tai Chung (loan) First Division 9 1 0 0 1 0 N/A N/A 10 1
2010–11 First Division 14 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 N/A N/A 17 2
Tai Chung Total 23 3 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 27 3
2011–12 Biu Chun Rangers First Division 12 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 N/A N/A 17 0
Biu Chun Rangers Total 12 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 17 0
2012–13 Southern First Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 2 0
Southern Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career Total 52 4 3 0 4 0 4 0 5 1 68 5

International career[edit]

As of 7 January 2010.

# Date Venue Opponent Result Scored Competition
1 6 January 2010 National Stadium, Madinat 'Isa, Bahrain  Bahrain 0–4 0 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification

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