Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Civil Aviation boys soar to U13s national title

Civil Aviation boys soar to U13s national title

Civil Aviation boys soar to U13s national title

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation team beat Svay Rieng 2-0 in the final Sunday to claim the Football Federation of Cambodia’s U13 National Championships title.

In the third place play-off of the eight-day competition, which was played at the FFC’s new National Football Centre in Takeo province’s Tonle Bati district, Koh Kong edged Siem Reap side Baksey Chamkrong 4-3.

Player of the Tournament was awarded to Soung Sopheaktra, the top scorer with 18 goals. Phnom Penh Crown’s Koung Rafat was handed the Best Goalkeeper honour, while Um Savong of Svay Rieng picked up Best Coach.

Baksey Chamkrong collected the Fair Play team award.


  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group