Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - AEU rout Svay Rieng, Naga in Western stroll



AEU rout Svay Rieng, Naga in Western stroll

Content image - Phnom Penh Post
NagaWorld midfielder Sos Suhana takes a shot at the Western Phnom Penh goal on Saturday.

AEU rout Svay Rieng, Naga in Western stroll

With their defence of the Hun Sen Cup up in flames and league campaign in tatters, Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng suffered one of their worst defeats when they were rocked by a 6-1 home loss to Asia Europe United on Saturday, as second placed NagaWorld consolidated their status with a 3-0 win over whipping boys Western Phnom Penh.

Boeung Ket and Visakha, the other two sides in what is shaping up to be a three-way Metfone C-League title fight were set to clash on Sunday evening.

For all their firepower, had Naga only Tatsuro Inui’s 39th minute goal in the first half to show for their efforts.

It was clear they were doing just enough to collect the three points, and they were sealed when Song Chi-hun doubled the lead on the hour mark and George Bisan got on the scoresheet with a stoppage-time goal.

Beaten in the cruellest manner via penalties by Ministry of National Defense in the Hun Sen Cup quarterfinals, Svay Rieng looked listless on Saturday.

Captain Mat Hosan led the charge with a ninth-minute goal and added one more to set the tune for AEU as later goals from Momoh Degule Sumaila, Ben Udom and a Befolo Mbarga brace made the scoreline embarrassing for the home side, before Daisuke pulled one back after AEU were five ahead.

At Siem Reap’s Svay Thom Stadium, Angkor Tiger, buoyed by their Cup success against Crown in midweek, easily had the measure of National Police.

The game had long been lost before Noun Borey’s consolation for Police in the 78th minute as they were already three goals behind. Taing Sopheak, Joichiro Sugiyama and Pov Phearith had by then already put the home side in a position of absolute authority.

MOST VIEWED

  • Volunteer scheme to foster ‘virtuous’ humanitarian spirit

    A senior education official said volunteer work contributes to solidarity and promotes a virtuous humanitarian spirit among the youth and communities. Serei Chumneas, undersecretary of state at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, made the comment during the opening of a training programme called “

  • Chinese firms unveil preliminary results on metro, monorail for capital

    Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol and representatives from China Road and Bridge Corp (CRBC) and its parent company, the state-owned China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC), met on June 24 for talks on results of the firms’ preliminary study on a potential metro

  • ACLEDA, WU to enable global money transfers

    Cambodia's largest commercial bank by total assets ACLEDA Bank Plc and global money transfer firm Western Union (WU) have partnered to offer customers cross-border money transfers to 200 countries via “ACLEDA mobile” app. In Channy, president and group managing director of ACLEDA, said the June 22 agreement

  • Cambodia detects new Covid cases after 52 days: PM

    After 52 days of zero new Covid-19 cases, Cambodia has now detected new infections, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen. In his special audio address to the nation late on June 28, Hun Sen said the new cases were detected on people who had undergone PCR tests

  • Higher education leaders tour US

    With support from the US Department of State, 10 Cambodian leaders in higher education participated in the 10-day International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) in three US states from June 19 to July 1. They included nine university rectors and directors of higher education institutions who are members of

  • Gold-covered boundary stone found within Angkor Thom’s West Gate

    The Apsara National Authority (ANA) announced that their working group in charge of restoration work at Angkor Thom's Takav Gate or the West Gate recently found an ancient stone slab commonly known as a boundary stone. The boundary stone is 53 cm by 53 cm and 12 cm