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Division A1 sides book berths in semi-finals

Division A1 sides book berths in semi-finals

Cambodia’s second-tier national football league competition, Division A1, wrapped up its group stage of the 2013 play-offs on Saturday in Takeo province, with four teams securing places in tomorrow’s semi-finals.

Tri-Asia Phnom Penh FC, a newly formed Japanese-owned club looking to gain promotion in their debut season after purchasing Kandal Province B team’s slot in Division A1 this year, completed an unbeaten run of three games including a 5-1 thrashing of Kandal Province A on Saturday to top Group A ahead of hosts Takeo province.

In Group B, Western University progressed in first spot with Cambodian Rice Bank of Battambang finishing as runners-up.

Tri-Asia will face Rice Bank at the Pedagogical Institute of Takeo province field at 8:45am tomorrow, while, at the same time at Cher Teal Sport Institute, Western will meet Takeo. The winners will advance to the championship decider on Friday.

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