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What do you like about sports?
Asked at recent basketball, volleyball, and soccer matches between UNTAC and Khmer

teams at Olympic Stadium .

Private Samuel Amofa Ghana
"Sports are something like entertainment. You can forget your sorrows."

Hok Samourn Cambodia
"Today we play for the friendship of the Khmer people and UNTAC. I'm 50

years old and I've play-ed basketball since 1964. The reason I can play so long is

because I don't smoke and drink. I like to play-it gives you good health, happiness,

and good energy.

Nan Sarith Phnom Penh
"This is my first time to watch sports. I like it. My husband works here-I

came to enjoy myself. It is the national tradition. I like volleyball the best. I've

never played sports-I'm a common person. I didn't go to school, and after I got married

I had no time for sports."

Corporal M. Mansha Pakistan
"It's good for all men. Cambodians and foreigners can have refreshment from

it."

Corporal Abu Sadick Ghana
"Sports creates friendship between nations. In terms of war, it brings peace,

as we are doing in Cambodia."

Lieutenant Hamid Pakistan
"I like sports because it's a good way we can get together in a friendly

way to learn about other nations. And a healthy body means a healthy mind."

Tin Songhan Cambodia
"I like basketball because I enjoy watching and playing it myself. Also,

I think it's an important world sport. I feel great when they make a basket. I play

in the stadium here with my friends."

Sokhom Mou Cambodia
"This is the first time I've watched sports. I don't like it so much-I don't

understand what's going on. I'm not selling so much here today-usually I sell at

Wat Butom. The Africans won [the basketball match] but I wanted the Khmer."

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