CBL registration set to conclude February 28

CBL registration set to conclude February 28

Local teams wishing to take part in this year’s Cambodian Basketball League, to be held from March 14 to August 1 at the Olympic Stadium Indoor Arena, will have to complete registration formalities before February 28.

According to the secretary-general of the Cambodian Basketball Federation, Kenneth Ung, the CBL matches, like the previous season, will be played on Saturdays and Sundays.

Each team is permitted to consist of 16 players with a maximum of 12 active on the bench for each game.

It is mandatory for every team to have a minimum of three players of Cambodian origin on their roster with at least one of them on the court at all times throughout the game.

While the registration fee is fixed at $500 per team, the championship-winning side will be awarded a cash prize of $3,000 along with a trophy and 15 gold medals.

The runner-up will receive $2,000 and 15 silvers while the team finishing in third is assured of $1,000 and 15 bronze medals.

Teams are required to complete both the Team Registration and Player Registration forms with a 4x6 photograph of every participant along with one form of identification (ID Card or Passport).

Among the must-haves for the teams are two sets of uniforms, light and dark.

Registration forms are available at Room 11 of the CBF Offices at the National Olympic Stadium. Registrations will close on February 28, at 5pm A meeting of all the team managers will be held before the start of the CBL Season at a date to be announced later.

For further inquiries, contact Kao Kannaly at 012 417 254 or email [email protected].


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