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CBL set to return with hoop dreams

The 2016 Cambodia Basketball League (CBL), sponsored by Angkor beer, will tip off at the Olympic Stadium Indoor Arena on June 25 with the season involving 10 teams stretching all the way up to September 24.

The launch of the new season was announced by the Cambodia Basketball Federation at a news conference held at the headquarters of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia yesterday.

The secretary-general of the CBF and League Commissioner Kao Kanaly told the media that matches would be played during the weekends.

A team should consist of 16 members, including a head coach, an assistant coach and a manager, with a maximum of 12 players for each game. The roster should include at least three players of Cambodian origin.

Registration for each team has been fixed at $500 each with enrollment ending at 5pm on May 31. Cash prizes and medals will be on offer for the top three finishers.

The winner will be assured of $3,000, while the runners-up will get $2,000 and the third-placed team $1,000.

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