Cheung Sai Ho

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Cheung Sai Ho
Personal information
Full name Cheung Sai Ho
Date of birth (1975-08-27)27 August 1975
Place of birth Hong Kong
Date of death 22 April 2011(2011-04-22) (aged 35)
Place of death Tin Shui Wai, New Territories, Hong Kong
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 South China
1995–1996 Frankwell
1996–2008 Happy Valley
2008–2010 Wing Yee
2010–2011 Lam Pak
National team
1995–2007 Hong Kong 56 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Cheung Sai Ho
Traditional Chinese 蔣世豪
Simplified Chinese 蒋世豪

Cheung Sai Ho (27 August 1975 – 22 April 2011[1]) was a Hong Kong professional football player.

In the 1993 Gothia Cup, at the age of 18, Cheung Sai Ho scored the then fastest ever goal on record (2.8 seconds).

He played his last game for Hong Kong during the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification in 2007, where he helped Hong Kong defeat East Timor 2–3 away and 8–1 at home to advance to the next round.[2] He officially announced his retirement from professional football in July 2008.[3]

Death[edit]

On 22 April 2011, Cheung Sai Ho committed suicide at the age of 35 by jumping from his home in Tin Heng Estate. The police reported that he was having a dispute with his wife over money and love before the incident.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GoalGoalGoal – 蔣世豪-安息吧! Archived 26 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (Chinese)
  2. ^ Cheung Sai HoFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Ming Pao News, 開賽3秒入波 曾創世界紀錄 Archived 28 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine.(in Chinese)
  4. ^ Sing Tao News, 蔣世豪墮樓亡隊友感震驚 Archived 28 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (in Chinese) (From Yahoo! News, assessed on 22 April 2011)

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tim O'Shea
Hong Kong national football team captain
1998–2003
Succeeded by
Lee Wai Man