CUHK and HKU hold the Vice-Chancellor’s Cup Soccer Match
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) held the 16th Vice-Chancellor’s Cup Soccer Match at the Sir Philip Haddon-Cave Sports Field on the CUHK campus today (6 May). Professor Rocky S. Tuan, CUHK Vice-Chancellor and President, and Professor Thomas Flemmig, HKU Dean of Dentistry officiated at the kick-off ceremony. After a fiercely contested match, CUHK won by 2:1.
The Vice-Chancellors’ Cup Soccer Match was first played in 2003 to commemorate the collaboration of the two universities during SARS. Since then, it has become an annual sports event that aims to deepen the friendship between the two universities. This year’s match marks the first time the game has been played after the COVID pandemic. Including today’s game, CUHK has won 11 games, HKU has won one, and the teams have drawn four times.