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5’s teams eye World Cup clashes in tournament

5’s teams eye World Cup clashes in tournament

The Phnom Penh 5’s World Cup tournament, organised by Excel Events, will take place on Sunday from 8:30am to 4pm at 3G #2 Field, with 16 sides confirmed to do battle for national pride.

Teams include Australia, Brazil, Colombia, England, France, Holland, Ireland, Japan, Scotland and a World 11, along with six Cambodia squads labelled as Vattanac, AsiaLIFE, G4S, Yellow Tree, Forte Insurance and HFCA.

The draw for the group stage will be made at The Latin Quarter bar and rest-aurant at 6:30pm today.

Chief organiser Jimmy Campbell said: “The PP World Cup 2014 is a celebration of football. It is designed for maximum enjoyment and fair and friendly competition. But more than that, it brings people together in a unique way.”


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