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Canon triumph in first Sport for Health tourney

Canon triumph in first Sport for Health tourney

Canon FC blasted to the inaugural title of the Sport for Health seven-a-side football tournament, held at Veal Ponleu 2 field in Steng Meanchey district, by edging PPMC FC 9-8 on penalties in the final on Saturday.

The teams had ended regulation time locked at 2-2. In the third place play-off held earlier at the same pitch, Starfish FC beat FMC FC 5-3.

Canon collected $200 as winners of the 10-team four-month long competition, sponsored by AFB Sport, while the runners up went home with $100 and third placers got $50.

Home Sport and Holy Spirit also contributed extra equipment prizes.

The next campaign will be played in June and will expand to 12 sides, according to chief organiser Kul Phirom.

Translated by Cheng Seryrith

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