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Lam Ka Wai

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Place of birth  Hong Kong
2002–2008  Hong Kong Rangers
Weight  68 kg
Years  Team
Height  1.7 m

Number  10
Role  Footballer
Name  Lam Wai
Career start  2002
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Date of birth  (1985-06-05) 5 June 1985 (age 30)
Current teams  Kitchee SC (#10 / Midfielder), Hong Kong national football team (Midfielder)

Playing position  Attacking midfielder

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Lam Ka Wai (Chinese: 林嘉緯; Jyutping: lam4 gaa1 wai5; born 5 June 1985 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong professional footballer who plays as amidfielder for Hong Kong Premier League club Kitchee.


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Early career

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Lam Ka Wai lived away from his parents and spent his childhood years playing football. During his school life, he had showed his talent in soccer. He could complete with high school teammate while aged 15. He was studying in Concordia Lutheran School and after Form 3 he ceased his studies to pursue a football career.

He started his football career at Yee Hope FC's youth academy, in 2002 he joined Rangers, but was loaned to Double Flower, on a monthly salary of just HKD$1,500 , to train under coach Chiu Chung Man. He was then loaned further to Kitchee when he was just 17. In 2004, he returned to Rangers and began to impress. He was selected for the Hong Kong in 2005 and scored on his debut. But he suffered a severe ankle ligament injury in 2005 and was sidelined for most of the league season.


He joined Kitchee in 2008 and along with Lo Kwan Yee has been the mainstay of the club since. At Kitchee he plays as the midfield playmaker, wearing the no. 10 shirt.

In June 2010, Kitchee reported to the Hong Kong Football Association that Fourway Rangers made an illegal approach for his services.

On 29 July 2013, Lam Ka Wai played against Manchester United. He dribbled pass Manchester United star midfielder Michael Carrick before unleashing a wonder shot pass Ben Amos. He also gave an assist to Alex that tore open Manchester United's defence.

2010–11 season

In the 2010-11 Hong Kong First Division League season, he scored 9 goals and was a key member of the team that overcame South China AA by one point to win the league title. This was the first title for Kitchee in 47 years, gaining the club the rights to play in the 2011 Barclays Asia Trophy and 2012 AFC Cup.

Lam Ka Wai's contribution included two goals against South China on 11 December 2010 to help Kitchee claim an important 4:3 away win. He scored two more in the 7:0 victory over Tai Chung FC on 1 May 2011.

Fibula fracture

After the season ended, Lam Ka Wai played in a local soccer game without Kitchee's consent and fractured his fibula, making him unable to play for either Hong Kong in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian qualification matches or for Kitchee in the 2011 Barclays Asia Trophy. For this reason, Kitchee stripped him of his vice captaincy.

2011–12 season

On 19 April 2012, Lam Ka Wai received the Most Valuable Player for March 2012 award from the Hong Kong Sport Press Association, after helping the club win the 2011-12 Hong Kong League Cup.

2013–14 season

On 29 July 2013, in an exhibition match against English Premier League giants Manchester United at the Hong Kong Stadium, Lam Ka Wai scored by curling the ball into the top corner from outside the box on 53 minutes, giving reserve United keeper Ben Amos no chance. But Kitchee lost the match 2–5.

2016-17 season

Lam scored a last minute winner versus Hà Nội on 25 January 2017 to lift Kitchee to victory in their 2017 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off match.

International career

Lam Ka Wai earned his first full international cap against Mongolia on 5 March 2005. On 1 June 2012, Lam Ka Wai scored the only goal in Hong Kong's friendly win against Singapore at the Hong Kong Stadium.


Kitchee SC

  • Hong Kong First Division League
  • Winner: 2010–11, 2011–12
  • Hong Kong League Cup
  • Winner: 2011–12
  • Hong Kong FA Cup
  • Winner: 2011–12
  • Club career

    As of 6 December 2006

    International career

    As of 16 November 2014


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