Carlsberg Challenge Hong Kong (World Soccer) 1993

East Asia Football Federation Logo [Reference: 1]


DateHome TeamAway Team
1993Japan1 (3p)Switzerland1 (5p)
1993Hong Kong XI5Denmark U210
3rd Place
1993Denmark U212Japan1
1993Hong Kong XI2Switzerland3
Carlsberg Challenge Hong Kong (World Soccer) 1993 [Reference: 2]


Switzerland won the Carlsberg Challenge in 1993, defeating hosts Hong Kong XI 3-2 in the Final after knocking out Japan on penalties in the Semi-Finals. Denmark Under-21 finished third with a 2-1 defeat of Japan.


The Carlsberg Challenge was a Tournament featuring top East Asian National teams, as well as National Youth teams and Club teams from more established European Nations and also African National teams. It was held in Hong Kong every Spring.

The East Asian Football Federation is a Sub-Federation within the Asian Football Confederation, covering the East Asian Nations of Japan, South Korea, North Korea, China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) and Guam.



[1] Zedge (2020) crop [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 21 July 2020]


[2] Anon. (1993) “World Service: Internationals” World Soccer March 1993, pg. 61


Thanks to Paul Hui.

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