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In Brief: Baseball kids hit field

In Brief: Baseball kids hit field

Three Cambodian little league baseball teams will face off in a friendly tournament this weekend at the Kampong Thom baseball field in Baray District near Kampong Thmor market. National Assembly member Nhem Tavy, who is the owner of the Kampong Thom pitch and has helped set up their local team, invited teams from Kampong Chhnang and Preah Vihear to participate in the three-day event which starts Saturday. Sides consisting of around twenty players each aged between 13 and 14 years old will play in morning games before receiving expert coaching in the afternoon from a visiting MLB coach from the US.

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