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The death of Lin Jianming|President of Dongfang for many years, the three-season dynasty in the 1990s has become a powerful force in recent years

2021-01-08T05:28:38.623Z

Hong Kong businessman Lin Jianming died of illness today (8th) at the age of 84. The Lin family has played a pivotal role in the Oriental Football Team for many years. Lin Jianming has served as the former president for many years, and Dongfang has also traveled through the mountains and valleys. After Lin Jianming passed away, Dongfang



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Written by: Gao Shiqi

2021-01-08 13:22

Last update date: 2021-01-08 13:22

Hong Kong businessman Lin Jianming died of illness today (8th) at the age of 84.

The Lin family has played a pivotal role in the Oriental Football Team for many years. Lin Jianming has served as the former president for many years, and Dongfang has also traveled through the mountains and valleys.

After the death of Lin Jianming, the Oriental Dragon and Lions football team and the basketball team respectively turned the club badges on social networking sites into black and white to show their condolences. In recent years, the Hong Kong Super League has fought fiercely with the East, the president Wu Jianyi Said on social networks: "Mourning to Mr. Lin Jianming, a rare good guy in the circle."

The former director of the East, Liang Shouzhi, pointed out that Lin Jianming has been the chairman for nearly 45 years. The crocodile shirt he served as the chairman has been inseparable from the East jersey for many years. The Oriental football team has experienced many ups and downs in more than 40 years.

In the early 1980s, Lin Jianyue, the younger brother of Lin Jianming, served as the director of the East, and Zhong Liquan served as the footman. He once invited Bo Bimoya as the coach. The team won the silver medal in the senior group, the FA Cup and the Governor's Cup three local cups. However, he failed to win the league championship. Lin Jianyue left the team in 1984 and became the owner of the South China Football Team. He took many players away, and Dongfang played in the "Youth Class".

Boby Moya (right) once came to Hong Kong as the coach of the East. The picture shows him representing England in the player era.

(Getty Images)

In the 1990s, the Eastern Empire had a strong lineup and set a record of 30

Entering the 1990s, Lixin founded by Lin Jianyue failed to win the league championship. He finally withdrew after the 1990/91 season. The famous players Li Jianhe, Zhao Junming, and Lai Luoqiu were transferred from Lixin to Lin Jianming. The East, with the original Tan Zhaowei, Luo Jihua, etc., plus a strong foreign aid lineup, including the "Fat Fu" Ian Hesford (Ian Hesford), Dale Tempest (Dale Tempest), and Timothy James O' Shea), Kea (Ross Greer) and other fierce players worked together to build the "Eastern Dynasty" and became the champions of the first division (the top league at the time) for three consecutive seasons from 1992 to 1995. The 92/93 and 93/94 seasons were even more important. "Triple Crown", arranged three championships in the league, senior group silver medal and FA Cup; among them, in the first half of the 92/93 season, it set a record of all wins and zero goals and was known as the "Thirty Zero Troop". It means "zero sum, zero negative, zero conceded."

However, the fate of the Orient that year was like a roller coaster. After the Dynasty, the sponsors reduced their pay in the 95/96 season. The team even accompany the last seat in the 96/97 season, Hong Kong A and King, and landed in Group B for the first time. In the 06/07 season, he was invited by the then FA Chairman Liang Kongde to return to Group A for the match.

After returning to Group A, although the East won the silver medal in the senior group and played in the Asian Football Association Cup, after the 2008/09 season, the chairman Lin Jianming voluntarily asked to withdraw from Group A and drop into Group C. The East once again Back to the low group.

Lin Jianming was the president of the Oriental Sports Association before his death:

In recent years, the most impressive thing about the East is that in the 2015/16 season, under the leadership of coach Chen Wanting, he won the club's first Hong Kong Super League championship and also qualified for the 2017 AFC Champions League group stage.

Although in August 2016, the Oriental Sports Club retired from the AFC Champions League after its then president Li Tongguang retired. However, the team was funded by Nanhai Nengxing Group and was able to continue playing in the Asian Games for 17 years. The AFC Champions League and the Kawasaki forward won the first AFC point in team history.

The East has become a constant bidder for the Hong Kong Super League. Under the leadership of coach Li Zhijian last season, he also won the silver medal in the senior division and the FA Cup, becoming the local "double crown". This season (2020/21 season) is also the league champion. Popular.

The scene of Dongfang winning the Hong Kong Super League Championship early in the Tseung Kwan O Stadium in the 2015/16 season still impressed the fans.

(Profile picture / Photo by Liang Pengwei)

Lin Jianming Crocodile Shirt Oriental Football Team Oriental Basketball Team Hong Kong A Li Jianhe

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