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Thai giants Muangthong to play All Stars today

One of Thailand’s top teams, SCG Muangthong United will open their ASEAN Tour with a charity-driven friendly against a Cambodian All Stars side at the Olympic Stadium today.

The match kicks off at 6pm The 2015 Thai league runners up behind Buriram United are embarking on this pre-season tour to prepare for the AFC Champions league as well as the next domestic season.

Cambodia’s coach of the year award winner Prak Sovanara has been entrusted with the task of coaching the All Stars side that has been made up of players who performed well during the Metfone C League season.

While two star performers, Chantha Bin Thierry of Phnom Penh Crown and Chan Vathanaka of Boeung Ket, will take the pitch, some of the country’s leading players will miss out on this fixture since they are away in Bangladesh for an invitational tournament.

The touring side will take part in a unique Kick and Share football clinic for youngsters. The proceeds from the friendly will be donated to Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital.

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