Wong Wai

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Wong Wai
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Personal information
Full name Wong Wai
Date of birth (1992-09-17) 17 September 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth British Hong Kong
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tai Po
Number 7
Youth career
Sham Shui Po
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Sham Shui Po 62 (32)
2012–2015 Metro Gallery 39 (2)
2015–2016 Pegasus 7 (0)
2016– Tai Po 54 (10)
National team
2009 Hong Kong U–19 5 (1)
2010– Hong Kong U23[1] 4 (0)
2013– Hong Kong 22 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2019

Wong Wai (Chinese: 黃威; Jyutping: wong4 wai1; born 27 August 1992 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Hong Kong Premier League club Tai Po.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Wong Wai studiued in Yu Chun Keung Memorial College and graduated after form 5 study, he represented various youth levels of the national team.

Sham Shui Po[edit]

He joined Third Division club Sham Shui Po when he was young. In 2008, youth team members were all promoted to the club's first team in order to gain experience. In the first season, the club reached the final of Junior Shield, which they eventually lost 0–2 to Shatin. Wong Wai played 5 out of 6 games and scored a goal in the semi-finals.

In his second season, he scored 12 goals throughout the season, including 3 goals in the promotion play-offs, which he helped the club gain promotion to the Second Division.

Wong Wai helped the club gain promotion to the First Division for the first time in club history by scoring 12 goals in 19 games in the 2010–11 season. In the 2011–12 season, he failed to help the team prevent relegation to the Second Division, although he featured in most of the matches.

Metro Gallery[edit]

He linked up with former Sham Shui Po player and manager Lee Chi Kin and joined Metro Gallery in July 2012.[2]

Tai Po[edit]

After the conclusion of his contract, Wong once again followed Lee Chi Kin, this time to newly promoted HKPL club Tai Po, he was revealed as a Tai Po player during the club's season kick off event on 19 July 2016.[3]

International career[edit]

He had represented the Hong Kong national under-19 football team and participated in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification held in Indonesia, he scored one goal in four games.

On 16 February 2013, he received his first call-up from the senior team for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification against Vietnam.[4][5] However, he was excluded from the final squad announced on 15 March 2013.[6]

On 31 May 2013, he was included into the 20-men final squad for an international friendly match against the Philippines held on 4 June,[7] he made his debut during the match, as he entered in the 77th minute as a substitute for Leung Chun Pong.[8]

Career stats[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 4 May 2013
Club Season Division League Senior Shield League Cup FA Cup AFC Cup Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sham Shui Po 2008–09 Third 'District' Division 13 9 52 12 18 10
2009–10 Third 'District' Division 13 9 3 3 3 16 12
2010–11 Second Division 19 12 32 52 22 17
2011–12 First Division 17 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 23 2
Sham Shui Po Total 62 32 10 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 3 76 36
Metro Gallery 2012–13 First Division 17 1 1 0 1 0 19 1
Yokohama FC Hong Kong Total 17 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 1
Total 79 33 11 6 2 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 98 42

International[edit]

As of 5 March 2014
# Date Venue Opponent Result Scored Competition
1 4 June 2013 Mong Kok Stadium, Mong Kok, Hong Kong  Philippines 0–1 0 Friendly
2 5 March 2014 My Dinh National Stadium, Từ Liêm District, Hanoi, Vietnam  Vietnam 1–3 0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification

Notes[edit]

1. ^ Others include Hong Kong Third Division Champion Play-off.
2. ^ ^ ^ ^ Since Sham Shui Po was competing in lower divisions, they could only join the Junior Shield instead of Senior Shield.
3. ^ Hong Kong Junior Challenge Shield was not held in the 2009–10 season.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Pegasus
Tai Po

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hong Kong U23 Squad – Training schedule". hkfa.com. 4 January 2013.
  2. ^ "日乙FC橫濱來征 港甲". Sing Tao. 27 May 2012.
  3. ^ "又見LuLu 大埔新季目標爭前4". Apple Daily. Retrieved 19 July 2016. (in Chinese)
  4. ^ "香港代表隊– 初選名單公佈". hkfa.com. 16 February 2013.
  5. ^ "體壇快訊﹕拿尼撞警車無礙". Ming Pao. 17 February 2013.
  6. ^ "香港代表隊主場撲擊越南 力爭首捷 (香港代表隊名單公佈)". hkfa.com. 15 March 2013.
  7. ^ "國際友誼賽:香港對菲律賓 – 香港代表隊決選名單公佈". hkfa.com. 31 May 2013.
  8. ^ GMA Network. "Azkals: Philippines beat Hong Kong for the first time after mammoth Neil Etheridge performance". 4 June 2013. Retrieved on 4 June 2013.

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