Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Cambodia drawn in Group E of U16 tourney

Cambodia drawn in Group E of U16 tourney

Cambodia drawn in Group E of U16 tourney

Cambodia will face Japan, Vietnam, Chinese Taipei, Laos and South Korea in Group E of the 2012 AFC U16 Championship qualifiers, with dates of fixtures yet to be announced. Yesterday at the AFC headquarters in Kulala Lumpur, forty teams were divided into two zones and separated in seven groups of six or five teams each. Each group will play a one-round league at a centralised venue with the top two teams advancing to next year’s finals. North Korea are the reigning U16 champions of Asia, but were beaten 2-1 by Cambodia in a friendly in February. Cambodia are ranked 41st out of 45 ranked Asian nations.  DAN RILEY

RECOMMENDED STORIES

  • Breaking: PM says prominent human rights NGO ‘must close’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Interior Ministry to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and potentially close it “because they follow foreigners”, appearing to link the rights group to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's purported “revolution”. The CNRP - the

  • Rainsy and Sokha ‘would already be dead’: PM

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday appeared to suggest he would have assassinated opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha had he known they were promising to “organise a new government” in the aftermath of the disputed 2013 national elections. In a clip from his speech

  • Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show ‘Cambodia not in anarchy’: PM

    Government officials, thousands of monks and Prime Minister Hun Sen himself will hold a massive prayer ceremony at Angkor Wat in early December to highlight the Kingdom’s continuing “peace, independence and political stability”, a spectacle observers said was designed to disguise the deterioration of

  • PM tells workers CNRP is to blame for any sanctions

    In a speech to workers yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen pinned the blame for any damage inflicted on Cambodia’s garment industry by potential economic sanctions squarely on the opposition party. “You must remember clearly that if the purchase orders are reduced, it is all