I decided to do another restructure to the Hong Kong League System, with the structure resembling that of the Japanese J League.

I wanted to play something with slightly shorter seasons which is more competative than the old system.

 

GENERAL

--Season runs from FEB to OCT, to bring it more in line with other nations in Asia. (New starting year is 2021)

--Includes 3 playable leagues and 4 cup competitions.

--Prize money, TV money, Parachute payments added.

--At the start of the game, Hong Kong get one place in AFC Champions League Prelim phase, and one place in Asian Conf Cup Playoff. This can change from season to season depending on nation coefficients.

--Registration rules = Squad size max 30, max 5 foreign players.  Match Squad = 3 foreign players + 1 non HK Asian player.

--All H1/H2 teams are now professional, all H3 teams are now Semi Pro.

--All Teams have been given a modest cash injection. 1mil for H1 team, 600k for H2 teams, 200k for H3 teams.

 

LEAGUES

Cathay Pacific H1 League

14 Teams, play each other twice.

Top Team qualifies for AFC Champions League Prelims.

Bottom 2 teams relegated to H2 League.

Cathay Pacific H2 League

14 Teams, play each other twice.

Top 2 teams promoted to H1 League.

Bottom 2 teams relegated to H3 League.

Cathay Pacific H3 League

14 Teams, play each other twice.

Top 2 teams promoted to H2 League.

No relegation.

 

CUPS

Hong Kong Community Cup

Winners of H1 League vs Winners of FA Cup.

Hong Kong FA Cup

7 round knockout competition, 96 teams total.

H1 League teams enter in the second round.

Winner qualifies for Asian Conf Cup Playoffs.

Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield

4 round knockout competition, 14 teams total.

H1 League teams only.

Hong Kong Sapling Cup

5 round knockout competition, 28 teams total.

H2 and H3 teams only.

 

Graphics

I also included a small graphics pack that includes competition logos and trophys.

For kits, if you use these 3 kit packs, then every playable team will have kits.

Hong Kong - Premier League SS'2020/21 New! (26/03/21)

Hong Kong - Division 1 (HK Second Tier)

Hong Kong - Other teams

 

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If you use the FM21 "Real Name Fix by FMScout", I suggest you delete the Hong Kong competition names in the file "FM21 Fix by FMScout.lnc", as the naming for the HK Leagues are all messed up.

To do this, go to Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2021\data\database\db\2140\lnc\all and find the “FM21 Fix by FMScout.lnc” file.

Edit the file and search within the file for Hong Kong. You will see:

#Hong Kong:
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 23088614 "BOC Life Hong Kong Premier League" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 23088614 "Hong Kong Premier League" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 5624449 "Hong Kong First Division League" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 5624449 "Hong Kong First Division" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 7400579 "Hong Kong Second Division League" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 7400579 "Hong Kong Second Division" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 23179126 "Hong Kong Third Division League" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 23179126 "Hong Kong Third Division" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 5624454 "Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 5624454 "Hong Kong Senior Challenge Shield" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 5624455 "Hong Kong Junior Challenge Shield" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 5624455 "Hong Kong Junior Challenge Shield" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 23057281 "Hong Kong–Shanghai Inter Club Championship" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 23057281 "Hong Kong–Shanghai Inter Club Championship" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 5624451 "Hong Kong FA Cup" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 5624451 "Hong Kong FA Cup" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 5624452 "Hong Kong League Cup" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 5624452 "Hong Kong League Cup" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 147062 "Hong Kong Season Play-off" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 147062 "Hong Kong Season Play-off" ""

Just delete all of that, then save the file. You may need an advanced text editor like Notepad++ to do this.

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