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Cambodia face China in U22 Asian Cup qualifiers

Cambodia face China in U22 Asian Cup qualifiers

Cambodia takes on Group F leaders China at 4pm this afternoon at the Laos National Stadium in Vientiane in their third game of the 2012 AFC U22 Asian Cup qualifiers.

Head to head records for senior squads favour the Chinese, who won both of the 2002 World Cup qualifier legs played home and away.

Ieng Saknida, assistant coach of the current U22 Cambodian squad, was a player in those fixtures under German coach Joachim Fickert.

At the same time across town at the Chao Anouvong Stadium this afternoon, second placed North Korea clash with hapless Hong Kong while the 7pm kick-off sees hosts Laos meet Thailand.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ung Chamroeun at [email protected]

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