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Cheng Siu Chung

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Full name  Cheng Sin, Siu Chung
1989–1990  CS Uruguay
Years  Team
Height  1.75 m
Role  Football player
Place of birth  Hong Kong
Name  Cheng Chung

Cheng Siu Chung
Date of birth  (1972-09-29) 29 September 1972 (age 43)

Playing position  Sriker / Defender
Current team  Southern District FC

Ricky Cheng Siu Chung (Chinese: 鄭兆聰; Cantonese Yale: Jehng Siuhchūng, born 29 September 1972 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong football manager and former player. He is the current manager of Hong Kong Premier League club Southern.


He served as a commentator for the 2010 FIFA World Cup for the Cantonese subscription television network, Astro Wah Lai Toi.

Club career

Cheng moved to Costa Rica when he was 8 years old along with his parents and sister, and is fluent in Spanish and English as well as his native Cantonese. His father, Cheng Kwok Kan, was a famous footballer in Hong Kong who played for Happy Valley before moving to Costa Rica. Cheng Siu Chung started his career in Costa Rica where he also represented Costa Rica for the youth level.

In 1994, Alajuelense sold Cheng to Eastern for a then record transfer fee of HK$234,000. It has been the highest transfer fee record in Hong Kong First Division League. The record stood until 2007 when South China bought Chan Wai Ho from Hong Kong Rangers by HK$400,000.

Managerial career

While serving a coach at Kitchee, also played for Southern which at the time were in the Hong Kong Third District Division League.

On 7 May 2015, Kitchee announced on Facebook that Cheng had been hired by Southern as their new manager after the district club announced that they would seek a license to compete in the 2015-16 Hong Kong Premier League.


Cheng Siu Chung Wikipedia

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