Lee Wai Lim
|Full name||Lee Wai Lim|
|Date of birth||5 May 1981|
|Place of birth||Sha Tau Kok, Hong Kong|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2015–2016||Pegasus (Assistant coach)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 October 2012|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2014
A former Hong Kong Footballer of the Year winner in 2009, Lee pleaded guilty in 2018 to one count each of accepting an advantage and conspiracy to defraud. He was sentenced to 180 hours of community service for his crimes.
Lee joined Tai Po in the third division in 2003 after being discovered by Tai Po's secretary Chan Ping. He stayed with the team as it progressed to the First Division in 2007 and turned professional. During his time as an amateur, he worked as a shopping mall security guard.
2009 Hong Kong FA Cup
Lee was awarded Hong Kong Player of the Year award on 12 June 2009 and received a HK$45,000 prize.
Lee joined Pegasus in the summer of 2015 as a player-coach.
He was selected by Goran Paulić and Dejan Antonić for the Hong Kong team at the end of 2008, to prepare for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. He scored a hattrick in his first game against Macau as Hong Kong achieved a 9–1 win.
He starred in the 2009 Guangdong-Hong Kong Cup, scoring one goal and providing two assists to help Hong Kong secure a 4–1 victory at home and a 5–4 aggregate win over Guangdong. His performance earned him the nickname Prince William from the fans.
On 6 October 2016, Lee was one of six current and former Pegasus players to be taken in for questioning by the ICAC on allegations of match fixing. He was formally charged on 28 June 2017 for conspiring to fix several reserve league matches.
As of 10 October 2012
|Club||Season||League||Senior Shield||League Cup||FA Cup||AFC Cup||Total|
- As of 15 October 2013.
- Tai Po
- South China
- Hong Kong
- "AFC Cup 2014 Group G - South China 4:0 Kelantan (MAS)". Hong Kong Football Association. 22 April 2014.
- Chu, Yau Lai. "由足球先生至打假波 李威廉球員生涯歷盡人生起跌". HK 01. Retrieved 4 May 2018. (in Chinese)
- 2009 FA Cup final match report
- (in Chinese)08/09香港足球明星選舉 最佳 11人南華佔 4 威廉王子登基 Apple Daily. 13 June 2009.
- 南華昨午宣布李威廉加盟 Archived 21 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- (in Chinese)紅海難抗阿爾利化 南華輸 1:3出局 Apple Daily. 12 May 2010.
- (in Chinese)流浪門將 一腳笠死何國泉 Wen Wei Po. 20 February 2011.
- (in Chinese)李威廉大器晚成 Wen Wei Po. 5 January 2009.
- (in Chinese)龍騰盃 港隊逼和菲律賓史上最差 Apple Daily. 1 October 2011.
- "飛馬4人涉假波案停職前足球先生李威廉被捕梁孔德：不守秩序就要拉". HK01. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- Zuser, Tobias. "LEAGUE Former Pegasus Players charged with match fixing". Offside.hk.
- "李威廉場邊「帽子戲法」操控假波 暗號指示飛馬 4球員不認罪". Apple Daily. (in Chinese)
- "李威廉認罪判180小時服務令 須付飛馬2萬元得益". Ming Pao. Retrieved 4 May 2018. (in Chinese)