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Battambang Police blast to volleyball glory

Battambang Police blast to volleyball glory

The 2014 Leo Cup of Volleyball concluded on Saturday evening at the indoor hall of Olympic Stadium with Battambang Police team triumphing over Ministry of Interior 3-1 in the final of the blue ribband event, the Hun Sen Cup.

Victory granted the Battambang team the top cash prize of 40 million riel ($10,000), while the runners up collected 20 million riel.

Prey Veng Youth Club won 8 million riel after overcoming Military Camp 3 in the third place play-off.

On Friday, the second tier Leo Cup competition wrapped up with Kampot Police Department beating their Kampong Cham counterparts 3-1 to win 12 million riel.

Kampong Cham received 6 million riel, third place finisher Smach Deng 1 got 4 million riel and Battambang Youth took home 2 million riel.

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