Even as the senior wing of Preah Khan Reach were closing in on their Samdech Hun Sen Cup triumph, the sub-junior string was celebrating a hard-fought 12-8 victory over Onslow (ASPECA) in the boys’ U10 section of the Barclays Capital ISF Youth Football League at the Phnom Penh Crown grounds in Tuol Kork on Sunday. On a day of absorbing contests, ISF Tigers defeated The Blue Eagles 7-3 while Malu Lions (Sunshine) crafted an 8-4 win over The Blue Flag in the same division.
Players from the A New Day Cambodia and Krousar Thmey teams battle during their U18 Girls League match in Tuol Kork on Sunday.
The Tynesiders were no match for Phnom Penh Crown in the boys’ U14 Champions League. Crown scored at will in a 15-0 rout.
In other matches, Juice Master United beat ISF Flying Tigers 4-1, Onslow eked out a 1-0 victory over the Seasiders, while Preah Khan Reach and MJB (PSE) returned with an identical 4-0 wins over Komar Takhmau and The Blue Eagles respectively.
In the boys’ U14 Premier League competition, Phnom Penh Crown’s 8-6 win over Malu Lions stood out in sharp contrast to one-sided affairs in the day’s other three games.
ANDC Bulls recorded a 9-1 win against Hunters (Krousar Thmey), Komar Takhmau plundered New Hope 13-2 and The Blue Flag took CCASVA for a 10-0 ride.
While the Coballers edged past the Flying Tigers 5-2 in the Girls U18 section, ANDC Bulls cleaned up the Hunters 11-1. In an evenly matched clash, C/S Larrikins drew 3-3 with Onslow (ASPECA)
One-sided outcomes were also the order of the day in the two girls’ U14 league encounters. Super Sonics (Hagar) went down tamely to C/S Larrikins 3-0 and the Blue Eagles were too good for ANDC Bulls, winning 5-0.