Hong Kong fans renew anthem protest despite AFC punishment warning

Hong Kong fans again jeered the anthem against Lebanon.

Hong Kong fans again defied the threat of punishment from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday when they jeered the Chinese national anthem ahead of the Asian Cup qualifying defeat to Lebanon.

Last month, the AFC warned that the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) risked punishment if fans continued to boo "The March of the Volunteers" after it was jeered ahead of the meeting with Malaysia.

Before the match against Lebanon, some fans turned their back on flag as the anthem was played.

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23 Published By - ESPNsoccernet - 2017.11.15. 09:32
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