Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - VALIANT VOLLEYS

VALIANT VOLLEYS

VALIANT VOLLEYS

valiant.jpg
valiant.jpg

Cambodia scored 5 unanswered points with the attack of Ly Senghay and

some magical defense to come within 2 of Canada, down 10-12 during the game, above, on day 2 of the 2005 Men's World Cup Standing Volleyball in Regina Saskatchewan last week. Canada went on to win the set 25-13.

On day 4, Cambodia defeated Rwanda in straight sets, 3-0, 25-14, 25-14, 25-14. It was a slow start for both teams, but Cambodia finally broke through to take an 8-4 lead. Cambodia came out of a time-out and scored 8 consecutive points to take a huge 16-4 advantage. Rwanda would add to their total, but never get close, as Cambodia won 25-14. The remaining sets were similar, with Cambodia never looking like losing.

On day 5, Germany defeated Cambodia 3-1, 25-22, 21-25, 25-16, 26-24 and went on to face Canada for gold.

On the final day Slovakia took the bronze when it beat Cambodia 3-0, 25-21, 25-22, 25-12, leaving the Kingdom to take a respectable fourth place.

MOST VIEWED

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty

  • Angkor Wat named as the top landmark for the second year

    Travel website TripAdvisor has named Cambodia’s ancient wonder Angkor Wat as the top landmark in the world for the second year running in their Travelers’ Choice Award 2018, an achievement Cambodian tourism operators expect will attract more tourists to the Kingdom. The website uses traveller

  • Ministry’s plan for net sparks fears

    The government has ordered all domestic and international internet traffic in the Kingdom to pass through a Data Management Centre (DMC) that has been newly created by the state-owned Telecom Cambodia, in a move some have claimed is an attempt to censor government critics. Spokesman

  • Hun Sen detractors ‘will die’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said those who curse or insult him would eventually die without a plot of land to bury their bodies after being killed by lightning, suffering the same fate as those who recently died in Thmar Baing district in Koh