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Cambodia make squad changes for Cup trip

Cambodia make squad changes for Cup trip

Three Cambodian national team players who currently ply their trade in Thailand – Khim Borey, Keo Sokngorn and Srey Veasna – and Phnom Penh Crown defender San Narith have been omitted from the squad bound for the Maldives tomorrow morning ahead of their three fixtures in Group C of the AFC Challenge Cup. All had featured in the qualifiers against Macau, while Preah Khan Reach defender Sok Rithy has been brought in after a strong showing in the Samdech Hun Sen Cup. The team will play its first match against the hosts on Monday, before facing Tajikistan on Wednesday and Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Meanwhile, the Football Federation of Cambodia have announced that the 2011 Metfone C-League season will start on April 2 and end on September 6. The federation have organised playoffs, which end today, between Chhlam Samuth, Chhma Khmao and Neak Khiev to see who will fill the vacancy of Khemera Keila, who have dropped out due to financial difficulties.

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