The penultimate round of fixtures in the Cambodian Premier League regular season play out this week at Olympic Stadium, with Super 4 sides jostling for position, and four teams still in the hunt for the remunerative fifth place. Saturday sees Khemara Keila face off with Super 4 rivals Naga Corp. Both teams will looking to finish as high as possible and avoid the league leader in the semifinals. The later game pits Build Bright United (BBU) against Preah Khan Reach (PKR). This is BBU’s last game, and they need a win to force the other fifth-place hopefuls to win out. Sunday features Kirivong Sok Sen Chey against National Defence Ministry in a game that could see the Army team pushed out of the running for fifth place. Spark have perhaps the easiest task of the fifth chasers, facing relegated side Post Tel Club.
CPL set for exciting end
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