Hammers learn HK fate

West Ham United have been drawn in Group B at this summer's Hong Kong FC IP Global Soccer Sevens tournament.

Reserve-team manager Alex Dyer will lead an eleven-strong squad to the tournament, which will be held at Hong Kong FC in Happy Valley, between 29 and 31 May.

Marek Stech, Bondz 'Gala, Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson, Georg Grasser, Josh Payne, Junior Stanislas, Oliver Lee, Daniel Kearns, Anthony Edgar, Zavon Hines and Freddie Sears will represent the Hammers at the prestigious tournament.

West Ham will not be in action on the opening day of competition, but will begin their challenge with a fixture against Hong Kong FC Captain's Select at 9.48am local time on Saturday 30 May.

Dyer's young squad will take on Sheffield FC at 12.12pm before completing their group stage fixtures against the Australian Institute of Sport Under-18s at 2.18pm.

Group A contains Glasgow Rangers, Chinese side Chengdu Blades and Hong Kong First Division outfit Tuen Mun Pro Goal.

Group C will see Aston Villa, Citizens, Birmingham City and Singapore Cricket Club do battle, while Group D consists of Glasgow Celtic Yau Yee Select (Hong Kong), Eastleigh FC and Kitchee Invitational.

Cup and plate competitions will follow on Sunday 31 May.

For more information about the competition, click HERE