Dunbar Rovers remained composed in a tense penalty shootout against FABBA’s Tigers 3-2 and duly collected the trophy in the Pricewaterhouse Coopers-ISF Under-13 football tournament at the Phnom Penh Crown Grounds on Sunday.
The teams fought out a fierce 0-0 draw at the end of regulation time inevitably leading to the penalties to decide the all Battambang final.
In the semi-finals, Rovers defeated White Pigeons 3-1 while the Tigers got past Battambang Rangers 2-1.
As many as 40 teams from Phnom Penh, Battambang, Kandal, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville took part in the tournament.
PKR colts in final
The Junior wing of the Hun Sen Cup winners Preah Khan Reach entered the final of the Boys under-14 champions section of the Barclays Capital ISF Youth football League on Sunday.
The PKR boys outplayed Juice Master United 6-0 to set up a final showdown with Phnom Penh Crown juniors, who defeated ISF Flying Tigers 5-1 in the other semi-final.
The Crown junior string also made the final of the Boys under 14 Premier League with a 6-3 win over Komar Takhau. In the second semi-finals, The Blue Flag got the measure of ANDC Bulls 2-1.
The girls under-18 final will be between The Coballers and ANDC Girls.
While the Coballers trounced Juice Master United 6-1, ANDC Girls kept out Onslow 3-0.
Northbridge Nomads expectedly reached the final of the Girls Under-14 event with an impressive 5-2 win over Cambodian Children”s Fund 6.
The Nomads take on Onslow, who beat Super Sonics 6-1.