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Cambodian U16s lose Myanmar friendly 3-2

Cambodian U16s lose Myanmar friendly 3-2

A 3-2 win over hosts Cambodia in their friendly at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday gave Myanmar a big confidence boost ahead of the AFF U16 Youth Championships, which begin on Sunday.

Cambodia clawed themselves back into the game in the second half, but a late goal ensured victory for the visitors, who take on the mighty Australia in Sunday’s opening Group A fixture at the Old Stadium at 3.30pm.

In two other matches at Olympic Stadium on the same day, Phillipines tackle Singapore at 3.30pm, while Malaysia face Vietnam at 6.30pm.

In Group B, Cambodia, who will be looking to get out of the group stages for the first time in seven appearances, will meet Laos at Olympic Stadium at 6.30pm on Monday.

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