Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Cambodia end on tie high against Thais

Cambodia end on tie high against Thais

Cambodia end on tie high against Thais

Cambodia managed to salvage a point from the 27th SEA Games group stage with a 0-0 draw against Thailand yesterday at Yangon’s Thuwunna YTC Stadium.

The Thais had already booked their place in Thursday’s semi-finals and Cambodia knew they were to finish bottom of Group B, but they at least avoiding a repeat of the 2011 tournament in Indonesia when they came home without a point.

Today’s Group A clash at 4:30pm Cambodian time at Naypyidaw’s Zaya Thiri Stadium between Vietnam and Malaysia is crucial to see who will join Singapore in the next phase.

Vietnam need to win to inflict a surprise elimination on the reigning champions. The 7:15pm kickoff between Laos and Brunei will decide who ends up fourth or fifth in the group.

MOST VIEWED

  • US to ramp up sanctions after ‘flawed’ national polls

    At a press conference on Wednesday, the US State Department announced that it would expand visa sanctions on the Cambodian officials and individuals it deems responsible for “undermining democracy” in Cambodia. At the briefing, spokesperson Heather Nauert reiterated that the department regarded the July 29 elections

  • Final poll results confirm first single-party Assembly

    IN an unprecedented situation in Cambodian politics, the official results of the July 29 national elections have declared that the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will take all 125 seats in the National Assembly on the back of it receiving 76 per cent of the votes. The National

  • Chinese influence to sweep Kingdom?

    Growing Cambodia-China ties have seen the latter’s influence sweep across the Kingdom through increased investments and tourism. The Asian giant has become the leading source of foreign funds in Cambodia, fuelling the construction sector with huge casino and hotel projects. Much of the growth

  • Tourist arrivals up by 12%

    Cambodia welcomed more than three million foreign tourists in the first half this year, an increase of 12.7 per cent compared to the same period last year, official data from the Ministry of Tourism said. Leading the way in the rise were Chinese and Vietnamese tourists.