Lee Hong Lim

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Lee Hong Lim
Lee Hong Lim vs Yokohama FC HK.jpg
Lee Hong Lim playing for South China against Yokohama FC Hong Kong on 2 September 2012
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-09-29) 29 September 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth North District, Hong Kong
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left-winger
Club information
Current team
Eastern
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 Tai Po 64 (18)
2009–2012 HK Pegasus 63 (13)
2012–2014 South China 39 (8)
2014–2015 HK Pegasus 29 (2)
2015– Eastern 40 (10)
National team
2009– Hong Kong 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 April 2018

Lee Hong Lim (Chinese: 李康廉; Jyutping: lei5 hong1 lim4, born 29 September 1983) is a Hong Kong midfield football player, who currently plays for Hong Kong Premier League club Eastern mainly as a Left-winger. He is the brother of fellow Hong Kong footballer, Lee Wai Lim.[1]

Early age[edit]

Lee Hong Lim and his brother, Lee Wai Lim grew up in Hong Kong Sha Tau Kok. They were discovered and recruited by Chan Ping, the team manager of Wofoo Tai Po, who was impressed by the brothers in a street match.

Club career[edit]

Tai Po[edit]

Tai Po was in the Division Three when the brothers joined the team. The team were promoted to division two and brothers were crucial members of the promoted team, for which Lee Hong Lim scored 12 goals in 22 games. The team finished at the second spot at 2005–2006 seasons and secured promotion from 2nd division to 1st division. Lee Hong Lim decided to quit his full-time job and became a full-time professional football player. He wore no. 7 shirt in 06/07 season and had 2 goals in 21 games. Wofoo Tai Po finished at the 7th spot in their debut 1st division season.

TSW Pegasus[edit]

Lee Hon Lim moved to TSW Pegasus in the January 2009 transfer window. He has since scored an important goal in the League Cup semifinal against South China which ended 2:1 in TSW Pegasus' favour.

South China[edit]

On 9 July 2012, South China chairman Steven Lo announced that they have signed Lee Hong Lim for the 2012–13 season.[2] He made his debut for South China on 2 September 2012 at Hong Kong Stadium, having scored a long range goal to help the team win against Yokohama FC Hong Kong 5–2.

International career[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

At the 2011 Long Teng Cup, in the final match against Chinese Taipei, Lee Hong Lim scored two goals and helped Hong Kong win the match 6–0 and retain the trophy.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 4 May 2013
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 Wofoo Tai Po Second Division 21 12 41 11 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 25 13
2006–07 First Division 15 2 1 0 1 0 4 0 N/A N/A 21 2
2007–08 First Division 15 1 1 0 3 0 4 0 N/A N/A 23 1
2008–09 NT Realty Wofoo Tai Po First Division 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 N/A N/A 14 3
Tai Po Total 64 18 7 1 4 0 8 0 0 0 83 19
2008–09 TSW Pegasus First Division 10 3 0 0 4 2 4 1 N/A N/A 18 6
2009–10 First Division 19 4 2 2 3 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A 24 7
2010–11 First Division 16 4 1 0 2 1 3 1 6 1 28 7
2011–12 First Division 18 2 6 1 3 0 3 2 N/A N/A 30 5
TSW Pegasus Total 63 13 9 3 12 4 10 4 6 1 100 25
2012–13 South China First Division 16 6 4 0 4 1 N/A N/A 24 7
2013–14 First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South China Total 16 6 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 24 7
Hong Kong Total 143 37 20 4 20 5 18 4 6 1 207 51
Career Total 143 37 20 4 20 5 18 4 6 1 207 51

Remarks:

1 Since Wofoo Tai Po was in the Second Division in the 2005–06 season, they could only participate in Junior Challenge Shield but not Senior Challenge Shield.

International career[edit]

As of 2 May 2018
# Date Venue Opponent Result Scored Competition
1 14 January 2009 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  India 2–1 0 Friendly
2 9 October 2009 Outsourcing Stadium, Shizuoka, Japan  Japan 0–6 0 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3 11 February 2010 Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan  Japan 0–3 0 2010 East Asian Football Championship
4 4 October 2010 Balewadi Stadium, Pune, India  India 1–0 0 Friendly
5 17 November 2010 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  Paraguay 0–7 0 Friendly
6 9 February 2011 Shah Alam Stadium, Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 0–2 0 Friendly
7 3 June 2011 Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground, Hong Kong  Malaysia 1–1 0 Friendly
8 23 July 2011 Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium, Dammam  Saudi Arabia 0–3 0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 28 July 2011 Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground, Hong Kong  Saudi Arabia 0–5 0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 30 September 2011 Kaohsiung National Stadium, Kaohsiung, Taiwan  Philippines 3–3 0 2011 Long Teng Cup
11 4 October 2011 Kaohsiung National Stadium, Kaohsiung, Taiwan  Chinese Taipei 6–0 2 2011 Long Teng Cup
12 29 February 2012 Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong  Chinese Taipei 5–1 1 Friendly
13 1 June 2012 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong  Singapore 1–0 0 Friendly
14 10 June 2012 Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong  Vietnam 1–2 0 Friendly
15 15 August 2012 Jurong West Stadium, Singapore  Singapore 0–2 0 Friendly
16 16 October 2012 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Kowloon  Malaysia 0–3 0 Friendly
17 14 November 2012 Shah Alam Stadium, Shah Alam, Malaysia  Malaysia 1–1 0 Friendly
18 1 December 2012 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Guam 2–1 0 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup Preliminary Competition Round 2
19 3 December 2012 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Australia 0–1 0 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup Preliminary Competition Round 2
20 7 December 2012 Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po, Hong Kong  Chinese Taipei 2–0 1 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup Preliminary Competition Round 2
21 9 December 2012 Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po, Hong Kong  North Korea 0–4 0 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup Preliminary Competition Round 2
22 6 February 2013 Pakhtakor Stadium, Uzbekistan  Uzbekistan 0–0 0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
23 22 March 2013 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Vietnam 1–0 0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
24 4 June 2013 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Philippines 0–1 0 Friendly
6 September 2013 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar  Myanmar 0–0 0 Friendly
24 10 September 2013 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Singapore 1–0 0 Friendly
25 15 October 2013 Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po, Hong Kong  United Arab Emirates 0–4 0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
26 15 November 2013 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates 0–4 0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
27 19 November 2014 Taipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan  Guam 0–0 0 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup preliminary round 2
28 6 October 2016 Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh, Cambodia  Cambodia 2–0 0 Friendly
29 11 October 2016 Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong  Singapore 2–0 0 Friendly
30 9 November 2016 Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong  Chinese Taipei 4–2 0 EAFF E-1 Football Championship 2017 Round 2
31 12 November 2016 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  North Korea 0–1 0 EAFF E-1 Football Championship 2017 Round 2
32 28 March 2017 Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium, Beirut, Lebanon  Lebanon 0–2 0 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying round - Third Round

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