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Christian league climax

The Sports Commission under the Youth Commission will hold its annual finals and closing ceremony of the Cambodian Church Football Leagues (Premiership and Division 1) this Saturday at Preak Pra field, Phnom Penh.  There are 8 teams in the Premier League and 10 teams in the Division 1 league involving over 360 Cambodian young adults from youth groups all over Phnom Penh.  Teams have been competing since November 2008. The CCFL provides an opportunity for youths to develop leadership skills, personal character and a healthy lifestyle in a clean environment with an emphasis on unity and fair play. "It is a grass roots league that aims to break down social barriers" Todd Smith, Advisor to the Youth Commission, told the Post Thursday. Games will run all day starting at 7:30am with the league finals at 2:00pm and 3:30pm. 

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