The Aquarius Futsal Cup will launch its inaugural edition today at the 3G Mini Football Pitch, with 32 teams divided into eight groups of four.
The amateur five-a-side competition, title sponsored by the sports drink brand, will see the top two of each group progress to the knockout stage.
Former Cambodia national team player and coach Hok Socheatra, who is chief of the tournament’s committee, said on Friday that both professional and amateur players would be allowed to participate, but not those involved in the Metfone C-League.
The teams are bracketed thus: Panha FC, Jet’s Sport, V Train Team and Real Madrid Khmer (Group A), Ba United, DK Dem, Light Ning FC and OV. Mal (Group B), Coca Cola FC, Home Sports, Reel Team FT and Daniel (Group C), Cambo FT, Khmer Super FC, Victory FC and Red Land (Group D), Elephant’s Kid, Red Ball, Green Empire and LFCKH (Group E), 3G FC, AFB Sports, AMRU FC and Olympic Youth (Group F), Cabbage FC, Cavs FC, Toul Sangke FC and UY FC Prey Veng (Group G), S3 FC, PSC FC and CCF (Group H).