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Finals berths booked for volleyball competition

Finals berths booked for volleyball competition

The first edition of the Sponsor High School Volleyball Cup, which got under way on April 21, concluded its provincial preliminary phase yesterday in Sihanoukville, with eight teams set for battle in the final round at Phnom Penh’s Beeline Arena from May 23 to 24.

The winners of each of the eight qualifiers include Hun Sen Phnom Penh Thmey High School (Phnom Penh), Preah Sihanouk (Kampong Cham), Samdech Decho Hun Sen Soung (Tbong Khmom), Angkor (Siem Reap), Hun Sen Monkol Borey (Banteay Meanchey), Mony Vong (Battambang) and Hun Sen Smach Deng (Sihanoukville). The overall tournament champion will collect 12 million riel ($ 2,980), runners-up will get 8 million riel, third place 4 million riel and each of the other finalists 2 million riel.

TRANSLATED BY CHENG SERYRITH

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