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2012 Sok An Cup sees players hit the sandpits

Cambodia’s annual petanque and boule tournament, known as the Sok An Cup, got under way on Saturday at the National Sports Complex, featuring 151 male and 17 female competitors from
24 clubs and associations nationwide.

This fourth edition of the competition sees participants divided into four categories, including men’s triples, women’s individual, over 55-year-old teams, and the Association Cup. Games will conclude tomorrow.

“This competition is to improve the ability of Cambodia’s national team of boule and pétanque in order to join in international competitions later,” Bun Sok, State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, said.

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