Sung Lin Yung

Sung Lin Yung
Personal information
Full name Song Lianyong (China PR)
Sung Lin Yung Stephen (Hong Kong)
Date of birth (1965-05-07) 7 May 1965
Place of birth Tianjin, China PR
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender, midfielder, striker
Youth career
1983 Tianjin II
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1993 Tianjin
1993–1998 South China 87 (7)
1998–1999 Sing Tao 25 (7)
1999–2000 Instant-Dict 23 (3)
National team
1985 China U-21 7 (1)
1987 China 1 (0)
1997–1998 Hong Kong

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:06, 7 May 2010 (UTC).

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Sung.
Sung Lin Yung
Traditional Chinese 宋連勇
Simplified Chinese 宋连勇

Stephen Sung Lin Yung (born 7 May 1965 in Tianjin) is a retired Chinese football player who represented the Hong Kong football team. Starting his career in China he played for the Chinese U-20 and the Chinese Olympic team before he established himself with Chinese top tier side Tianjin where he played as a forward.[1] Moving away from China he joined Hong Kong football team South China and became their utility player playing anywhere on the field, though he spent most of time as a defensive midfielder where he had a successful time with them winning several cups and the 1996–97 Hong Kong First Division League title with them.[2] He would then become a Hong Kong permanent resident before he played for the Hong Kong national team and played a major role in Hong Kong's World Cup Qualifiers in 1997. By 1998, he moved to other Hong Kong football teams Sing Tao and then Instant-Dict before he retired.


South China AA


  1. "宋连勇". Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  2. "回忆香港"国援"18年:拓荒者满堂彩 假球抹黑". 3 February 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
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