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Crown youth teams top podium in Cup tourney

Crown youth teams top podium in Cup tourney

Two U13 teams from the Phnom Penh Crown Academy faced each other in the final of the First State Gold Investment Cup yesterday morning at the RSN Stadium in Tuol Kork. PPCFC 2 came back from a goal down against PPCFC 1 to win 2-1 after extra time, thanks to a brace from Vat Samnang which including a stunning 25-yard strike. Mat Sakrovy had put his team ahead, but they failed to hold on to their lead. After two teams from Vietnam pulled out of the tournament at the last minute, local sides were found to replace them. Playoff games for final placings between the five Cambodian squads and the International Soccer Academy team from Singapore were hard fought yesterday with ISA claiming 3rd spot by beating U13 Festival champions CFO.

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