Hong Kong Pegasus FC

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Pegasus
Pegasus FC logo.png
Full nameHong Kong Pegasus FC Limited
Nickname(s)The Flying Horsemen
Founded2008; 11 years ago (2008), as TSW Pegasus FC
GroundHong Kong Stadium
Capacity40,000
ChairTorres Chee
Head coachMan Pei Tak
LeagueHong Kong Premier League
2018–196th
WebsiteClub website

Hong Kong Pegasus FC (Chinese: 香港飛馬足球會) is a Hong Kong professional football club founded in 2008 and based in Kowloon. The club currently competes in the Hong Kong Premier League.

History[edit]

TSW Pegasus was established on June 2008, and they had their first season in Hong Kong First Division League 2008–09 with a budget of about HKD$10,000,000.[1]

On 21 December 2008, Pegasus won their first trophy, defeating Sun Hei in the 2008 Senior Shield Final.

In July 2012, the club was renamed as Sun Pegasus following introduction of a new sponsor.[2]

After the 2014–15 season, Sun International Resources Limited withdrew their sponsorship. Their club was renamed Hong Kong Pegasus following a takeover by Canny Leung.

Colours and badge[edit]

Pegasus's home colours are a red shirt with white shorts. Their away colours are a white shirt with black shorts. The current kits are designed by adidas. The team historically has played with an all yellow kit as their home colours, but after their name change to Hong Kong Pegasus, the club owners decided to make a change. It proved to be a largely unpopular decision with the club's fans.

The current Pegasus badge is a pegasus inside a yellow and red shield, which is representative of "creating miracles", "vigor", "vitality" and "creativeness" in Greek mythology.

Club equipment[edit]

TSW Pegasus has a bus for team transportation which is sponsored by Fuso.

The team also rented an entire 48th floor of a block of Central Park Towers in Tin Shui Wai as accommodation for team members. Renovation work is already completed.

Stadium[edit]

TSW Pegasus applied to the Hong Kong Football Association for the use of Yuen Long Stadium and Tin Shui Wai Sports Ground for its home matches. HKFA replied that it will grant the application provided the grass turf at the stadium is up to standard after its examination.[3] Later, the HKFA accepted the application of having the Yuen Long Stadium as TSW Pegasus's home ground for the game against South China on 5 October 2008. The team's directors promised to make a fanfare at the stadium on the day.

HKFA chairman Leung Hung Tak later claimed that a total of three home games for TSW Pegasus will be played at Yuen Long Stadium in the 2008–09 season.[4]

For the 2013–14 season, TSW Pegasus has moved its home ground from Yuen Long Stadium to Mong Kok Stadium.

From 2015 to 2018 the club used Hong Kong Stadium as their home ground.

By virtue of their third place finish in the 2017–18 season, Pegasus exercised their right to use the Mong Kok Stadium for 2018–19.

Supporters[edit]

Pegasus has a fanbase mainly based in Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai as they are Pegasus' original home districts. The club has an official fanclub known as "Pegasus Base". The club's slogan is "Pegasus, our team".

Community contribution[edit]

TSW Pegasus held a big recruitment event at Tin Shui Wai Sports Ground to recruit U-15 and U-19 team players on 3 August 2008. At the same time, the team also recruited a few team assistants in order to provide job opportunity for the local residents.[5] It played a friendly game against South China in the afternoon and the teams drew 1–1, TSW Pegasus lost (3–5) on penalties.[6]

Recent seasons[edit]

Hong Kong Premier LeagueHong Kong First Division League2018-19 Hong Kong Pegasus FC season2017-18 Hong Kong Pegasus FC season2016-17 Hong Kong Pegasus FC season2015–16 Hong Kong FC season2014–15 Hong Kong FC season2013–14 Sun Pegasus FC season2012–13 Sun Pegasus FC season2011–12 TSW Pegasus FC season

Team staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head coach Hong Kong Man Pei Tak
Assistant coach Hong Kong Wong Tsz Fung
Assistant coach Hong Kong Sin Ka Yu
Assistant coach Hong Kong Chu Wai Lam
Assistant coach Hong Kong Chan Wai Ho
Goalkeeping coach Hong Kong Zhang Chunhui
Team manager Hong Kong Thomas Ng

Source:[citation needed]

Current squad[edit]

First Team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Hong Kong GK Leung Hing Kit
3 Hong Kong DF Lui Man Tik
4 Australia DF Michael Glassock FP
5 Hong Kong DF Kwok Tsz Kaai
6 Hong Kong MF Chan Hiu Fung
7 Hong Kong FW Chan Siu Ki (Captain)
8 Spain MF Marcos Gondra FP
9 Hong Kong FW Lee Oi Hin
10 Australia FW Charles Lokolingoy FP
11 Japan FW Shu Sasaki FP
12 Hong Kong MF Siu Chun Ming
13 Hong Kong MF Wong Chun Ho
15 Hong Kong DF Chan Wai Ho
16 Hong Kong DF Law Hiu Chung
No. Position Player
17 Hong Kong DF Chan Pak Hang
18 Hong Kong MF Chang Hei Yin
19 Hong Kong MF Yiu Ho Ming (on loan from Eastern)
20 Argentina MF Gabriel Méndez FP
21 Hong Kong DF Cheung Chi Yung
22 Hong Kong DF Yim Kai Wa
23 Hong Kong MF Lui Kit Ming
24 Hong Kong GK Law King Hei
25 Hong Kong MF Yau Ka Wai
28 Hong Kong MF Chiu Wan Chun
30 Brazil DF David Lazari FP
66 Hong Kong GK Zhang Chunhui
77 Hong Kong DF Tsang Kin Fong

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Hong Kong FW Lau Chi Lok (on loan at Rangers)
Brazil MF Juninho (on loan at Yuen Long)

Remarks:
LP These players are considered as local players in Hong Kong domestic football competitions.
FP These players are registered as foreign players.

Continental record[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2011 AFC Cup Group E Vietnam Sông Lam Nghệ An 1–2 2–3 3rd
Indonesia Sriwijaya 1–2 3–2
Maldives VB 3–5 3–0

Honours[edit]

League[edit]

Runners-up (2): 2009–10, 2011–12

Cup competitions[edit]

Champions (1): 2008–09
Runners-up (1): 2013–14
Champions (2): 2009–10, 2015–16
Runners-up (3): 2008–09, 2011–12, 2012–13
Runners-up (3): 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12
Champions (1): 2015–16
Runners-up (1): 2016–17

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tai Kung Pao news
  2. ^ "Facebook". Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  3. ^ Tai Kung Pao news Archived 15 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Tai Kung Pao news Archived 24 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ on.cc news
  6. ^ on.cc news

External links[edit]