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Rangers suffer first loss

Rangers suffer first loss

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A New Day Cambodia players (in red) vie with Wat Knong School players during their ISF/Barclays Capital league match on Sunday. Photograph: Nal Phyvatana/Phnom Penh Post

A New Day Cambodia players (in red) vie with Wat Knong School players during their ISF/Barclays Capital league match on Sunday. Photograph: Nal Phyvatana/Phnom Penh Post

Table-TOPPERS A New Day Cambodia maintained their unbeaten streak in the Boys U14 Premier class with a 5-2 win over the Mekong Rangers in the IndoChina Starfish Foundation/Barclays Youth Football League at the Nat-ional Institute of Physical Education and Sports ground on Sunday.

The Rangers carried their red-hot form of nine wins on the trot into the game, but came up well short in their 10th fixture to slip down to second spot in the standings.

A New Day Cambodia lead a pack of 11 teams with 28 points from 10 games, one point ahead of Mekong Rangers from as many matches.

Malu Lions dominated Appleton Wildcats 8-3 in a clash of table trailers while Scherini FC, who had it easy against The Blue Flag 6-3, climbed to the third spot.

The Seasiders’ second string took their nine-match total of goals past the century mark after trouncing Robas Rangers 11-4 in the Boys U10 section.

The ratio of goals scored and conceded stands at 101-45    for Seasiders 2, who are third on the leader board with 22 points behind Seasiders 1 (25 points) and The Blue Eagles (24 points).

In another match in the same group, the Blue Eagles tamed the Malu Lions 9-5.

In the Girls U14 category, ANDC Bulls dismissed Taylormade 10-3, while Chak Kropop Po Monkol got past Flying Tigers 6-3.

Bottom-of-the-table teams C/S Larrikins and Super Sonics played a 1-1 draw.

Sunrise, with 25 points from 10 games, lead the group, with the A and B teams from Chak Kropop Po Monkol second and third on 23 points each.

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