Its not the first time that fans booed the national anthem at the Hong Kong Stadium. It happened in all the home matches of Hong Kong and China in the World Preliminary Championships in 2015. On November 17, 2015, when the National Football Team played at Mongkok Stadium and Hong Kong, China, the scene reached its peak. During the pre-match performance of the National Anthem ceremony, boos from Mongkok Stadium were transmitted to the ears of every Chinese through live television pictures. In the competition, some extreme fans showed slogans, banners and gestures of insult to China.
On November 14, 2017, in the Asian Cup qualifying match of 2019, Hong Kong, China, played Lebanon at home. During the ceremony of playing the National Anthem of the Peoples Republic of China before the match, there was a huge boo on the spot. It was proved that the fans of Hong Kong, China, were responsible for this. The Asian Football Association of Hong Kong, China, was fined 3000 by the Asian Football Association. Dollars.