Lai Sun Cheung

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Lai Sun Cheung
Personal information
Full name Lai Sun Cheung
Date of birth (1950-09-01)1 September 1950
Place of birth Hong Kong
Date of death 20 June 2010(2010-06-20) (aged 59)
Place of death Hong Kong
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Rangers (HKG)
Happy Valley
Tung Sing
Teams managed
1989–2007 Hong Kong U23
2002–2006 Hong Kong
2004–2007 Hong Kong 08
2007 Hong Kong
2007–2008 Hong Kong C
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Lai Sun Cheung (Chinese: 黎新祥; Jyutping: lai4 san1 coeng4, 1 September 1950 – 20 June 2010) was a Hong Kong football coach and former football player. He was the former head coach of Hong Kong national football team, Hong Kong 08 and the Hong Kong under-23 football team.

Lai joined Hong Kong Rangers FC during his Form 4 secondary School. In 1969 & 1970 became Hong Kong Youth Team and had tournament in Japan. Then he represented Hong Kong.

From 2002 to 2006, then again in 2007, Lai coached the Hong Kong national football team.[1]

On 20 June 2010, Lai died of lung cancer in Hong Kong, aged 59, after a one-year-battle with the disease[2]