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3G League kicks off its second 9-a-side season

3G League kicks off its second 9-a-side season

The second edition of the 3G League began on Tuesday at the Astroturf pitches of the 3G Sports Centre, with 10 team vying for glory.

During the opening ceremony, 3G Sports Centre president Keav Phearith told reporters that the nine-a-side competition would feature a round robin phase, with each side playing each other twice.

The top four sides from the group stage will progress to semifinals and final, which is slated for a date in November.

The 10 teams have been named as Prey Veng Youth Federation, Phnom Penh Computer, Victory, Por Sen Chey District, Riel Monivong, Home Sport, Sansiro, Inter Penh, Bayon Wanderers and Akira.

Players competing in the Metfone C-League and second tier Division A1 are prohibited from appearing in the 3G League.

Tuesday evening’s opening fixture saw reigning champions Prey Veng, who are led by former national team striker and coach Hok Socheatra, edge Phnom Penh Computer in a 5-4 thriller.

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