The Hong Kong Football Association
(), often abbreviated to the HKFA
, is the governing body of association football
in Hong Kong
. Its current chairman is Brian Leung Hung-Tak and its general secretary is Vincent Yuen Mun-Chuen.
Established in 1909, it is one of the oldest Football Federations in Asia and is responsible for organising various football competitions
including the Hong Kong First Division, for professional, amateur and young footballers in Hong Kong.
In 1954, HKFA joined FIFA
, and was also one of twelve founding associations of the Asian Football Confederation
. Hong Kong played an important role in the early development of Asian football, and was given the honour of hosting the first Asian Cup
competition in 1956
, in which Hong Kong came third in the tournament.
HKFA is also responsible for operating the Hong Kong football team
(), which represents Hong Kong
and competes in international football events.
HKFA's president is Timothy Fok
</small>. The association is currently led by chairman Brian Leung Hung-tak.
Former The FA
executive director David Davies
will lead the team at change agent Scott Wilson Group
, which was appointed in September 2010 by Hong Kong Football Association
to carry out the reform and restructuring of football in Hong Kong.