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Kampong Chhnang U13s win Festival of Football

Kampong Chhnang U13s win Festival of Football

The youth team of the Cambodia Foundation Organisation were crowned champions last Thursday in the second edition of the Festival    of Football for U13 teams. The Kampong Chhnang-based side beat Athireach Phnom Svay from Banteay Meanchey 3-2 in the final at Kambol field, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. On the same day, the Military Police team from Kep defeated their counterparts from Koh Kong 4-2 in the playoff for third place. The winners of the week-long tournament that featured 42 teams collected a cash prize of 5 million riels (US$1,220), while the runners-up took home four million riels, third walked away with three million riels, and fourth two million riels. The top four sides received educational materials and footballs.

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