The Hong Kong national football team (Chinese: 香港足球代表隊; pinyin: Xiānggǎng zúqiú dàibiǎo duì; Cantonese Yale: Hēunggóng jūkkàuh doihbíu deuih) represents Hong Kong in international football and is controlled by the Hong Kong Football Association, the governing body for football in Hong Kong.Hong Kong was the first in Asia to hold the AFC Cup in 1956 and won third place, and was also semi-finalist in 1964. Hong Kong has not qualified for another AFC tournament since 1968. Hong Kong football had never qualified for the FIFA World Cup but its biggest celebrated victory was the 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) where Hong Kong produced a 2–1 upset win against China which resulted in Hong Kong qualifying for the second rounds of qualification. Hong Kong has also qualified for the EAFF E-1 Football Championship five times in 1995, 1998, 2003, 2010 and 2019.
Hong Kong Stadium is the main sports venue of Hong Kong. Redeveloped from the old Government Stadium, it reopened as Hong Kong Stadium in March 1994. It has a maximum seating capacity of 40,000, including 18,260 at the main level, 3,173 at executive level, 18,510 upper level seats and 57 seats for wheelchair users.
The stadium is located in So Kon Po, Hong Kong Island, in valley Causeway Bay. Most international football matches held in Hong Kong are held at this stadium. It is also the location for the Hong Kong Sevens rugby sevens tournament. Hong Kong Stadium also hosted the Rugby World Cup Sevens twice, in 1997 and 2005.