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Hun Sen Cup returns with group stage

Hun Sen Cup returns with group stage

The next phase of the prestigious Hun Sen Cup, Cambodia’s only open football tournament involving premier league teams and provincial sides, starts today with five matches spread across five different venues, three of them away from Phnom Penh.

With the Metfone C League matches being played over the long weekends, the overlapping Cup ties will be staged midweek. After the completion of the round robin group games, the quarter-finals will be played on June 22, with the semi-finals on June 29. The final is set for July 2.

The clash of the week is Asia Europe United against Boeung Ket Angkor at Olympic Stadium.In other matches, Kampong Chhnang will play host to last year’s league semi-finalists Cambodian Tiger, while Sihanoukville Autonomous Port will entertain Boeung Ket youth from Kampong Cham at the Life University Stadium in Sihanoukville.

The 24 teams are in four groups of six with the top two making the last eight.

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