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To reawaken Hong Kong’s economy, try Saudi Arabia’s football strategy

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LettersTo reawaken Hong Kong’s economy, try Saudi Arabia’s football strategy

Readers discuss how sport could be the driving force of the city’s economy, and law enforcement in relation to hawkers versus illegal structures built by the wealthyHong Kong economyLettersPublished: 11:30am, 20 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP

Feel strongly about these letters, or any other aspects of the news? Share your views by emailing us your Letter to the Editor at [email protected] or filling in this Google form. Submissions should not exceed 400 words, and must include your full name and address, plus a phone number for verification.The crowd in So Kon Po erupted with glee on the night of September 11 as the Hong Kong team scored 10 goals against Brunei. It brought back some of the joy we felt in 2009 when our team won the East Asian Games final.

It is impossible to forget how the goalkeeper, Yapp Hungfai, gave an incredible performance and saved the team in the thrilling penalty shoot-out. I’m sure many in Hong Kong still vividly recall that match because this city is filled with football fans like myself.

It is always interesting, or somewhat frustrating, to see how the spending power of football lovers is channelled. Most of us happily pay to subscribe to television channels and follow overseas leagues as well as purchase the jerseys of different European clubs.

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