Azkals players, fans abused in Hong Kong


Posted at Jun 04 2013 11:26 PM | Updated as of Jun 06 2013 08:30 AM

 MANILA, Philippines - Supporters of Hong Kong's football team threw trash and verbally abused Filipinos during the Philippine Azkals' friendly match in the former Crown colony on Tuesday night, witnesses said.

Aside from members of the Philippine Azkals, others who suffered abuse were Filipino women and children who went to Hong Kong just to watch the match.

Here are a few tweets of those describing the harrowing incidents at Hong Kong's Mong Kok Stadium:

The Philippine and Hong Kong football associations have yet to issue statements on the issue.