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Students kick off 2014 national competitions

The National College and Technical Institute Championships got under way yesterday morning, with a total of 1,145 students, including 249 females, gathering in Phnom Penh to compete in football, volleyball, basketball and athletics.

The tournament, which concludes on June 29, is being organised by the Sports Department of the Minstry of Education, Youth and Sport.

Twenty-three men’s clubs have signed up to contest the football competition, being played at the Olympic Stadium, the National Institute of Physical Education and Sports and Chea Sim Boeung Trabek High School.

Meanwhile, six men’s teams and seven women’s sides will vie for glory in their respective divisions of the basketball event at the indoor hall of the Olympic Stadium.

Twelve men’s teams and five women’s team are set to do battle in volleyball on the same court. Athletics events will be held at the Olympic Stadium.

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