Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Champions Samrong repeat their ISF success




Champions Samrong repeat their ISF success

Champions Samrong repeat their ISF success

Defending champions Samrong High School repeated their success by winning the 8th Indochina Starfish Foundation’s (ISF) girls football tournament after beating Mlop Tapang 2-0 in the final at the weekend.

As many as 24 teams from nine provinces took part in event, the central theme of which was to promote friendship and teamwork.

The day also hosted two-hour long events for 90 players with intellectual disabilities from partner organisations in Kandal and Phnom Penh under the FIFA for Hope program.

The ISF has been running grassroots football program since 2007 when it started out with just 50 players.

Following support from Barclays Capital over the last six years the field has grown to 300 players benefiting from competitive football, fun and the development of vital life skills.

“It was a fantastic day of organised sports for Cambodian girls, promoting friendship and sportsmanship for supporters and players alike” the ISF said.

MOST VIEWED

  • Seven positive for Covid-19, Hun Sen confirms local transmission

    Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that there has been local community transmission of Covid-19. However, he urged the people not to panic even though the Ministry of Health announced the discovery of seven new cases on Sunday. Among the victims are Chhem Savuth, the director-general

  • PM confirms community transmission, calls for unity

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the public to stay calm, unite and follow the Ministry of Health guidelines after the wife of a senior official tested positive for Covid-19 in the Kingdom’s first case of community transmission. The case has drawn criticism

  • Over 110 garment factories close

    A government official said on November 22 that at least 110 garment factories had closed in the first nine months of the year and left more than 55,000 workers without jobs – but union leaders worry those numbers could be much higher. Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training undersecretary

  • Singapore group seeks $14M in damages from PPSP over ‘breach of contract’

    Singapore-based Asiatic Group (Holdings) Ltd is seeking a minimum of $14.4 million relief from Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX)-listed Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone Plc (PPSP) for allegedly breaching a power plant joint venture (JV) agreement. Asiatic Group’s wholly-owned Colben System Pte Ltd and 95 per

  • PM vows to protect Hun family

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has vowed to continue his fight against opposition politicians who he said intend to smash the Hun family. Without naming the politicians but apparently referring to former leaders of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Hun Sen said there

  • Cambodia lauded for fight against Covid-19

    Cambodia has drawn global accolades for its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, with a new report finding that the Kingdom has controlled the pandemic better than any other country in Asia. Dr Takeshi Kasai, director of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Western Pacific region,