Tag Archives: Chan Yuen-ting

Breaking Taboos

19 Jun

151227191957_selma_al_majidi_sudan_football_512x288_nocredit_nocreditWe’ve met Chan Yuen-ting and celebrated her footballing achievements in Hong Kong. Now let’s meet Selma Al Majidi, the first Arab and Sudanese woman to take charge of a men’s football team. So important is her achievement the BBC included her on their list of the 100 most inspirational women of 2015.

And, ahem, note the badge on her shirt. 🙂 Continue reading

History Continues To Be Made

16 Jun


(Lozil says: “hopechaser has been sending me posts over the couple of days but I haven’t had time to get them on the blog – Mea culpa!”)

How did I miss this news?! Back in April, Hong Kong’s Eastern won their first national club title in 21 years. The history part? It was a 27-year old female who coached them to the title. Booyah Chan Yuen-ting! Continue reading