Three fighting finishes and two run-away wins marked the five matches featured in the Boys U14 Champions League section of the Barclays Capital ISF Youth Football League played at Phnom Penh Crown FC grounds in Tuol Kork district on Sunday.
The two table toppers, Phnom Penh Crown (27 points from 9 games) and Preah Khan Reach (22 points from 9), scored at will and came away with identical 16-0 wins over the Seasiders and the Blue Eagles respectively.
But in sharp contrast, Komar Athyreach pipped Komar Takhau 7-6 in a thriller while MJB (PSE) nosed out The Tynesiders 4-3.
There was never a dull moment in ISF Tigers’ fighting 3-3 draw with Onslow.
In the Boys U14 Premier League competition, Cains Advocates ran over Phnom Penh Crown 4-1 in a clash of the two mid-table sides.
ANDC Bulls, who share the standings summit with Komar Takhau (24 points each) had to dig deep into their reserves to get past Malu Lions 6-5.
In the day’s third match, New Hope defeated Krousar Thmey 3-0.
The two frontrunners in the U10s League, PKR 2 (16 points) and Komar Athyreach (15 points), recorded comfortable wins.
Komar Athyreach routed The Blue Eagles 2 side 19-3 while PKR 2 treated The Blue Eagles 1 with disdain for a 13-3 victory.
Onslow were 9-3 winners over Malu Lions while ISF Flying Tigers and The Blue Flag shared the spoils in a 6-6 draw.
In a contest between two bottom-placed teams of the Girls U18 section, The Blue Eagles prevailed over The Hunters 3-0. ANDC Girls lead the pack with 18 points from seven games, ahead of The Coballers and Juice Master United on 15 points a piece.
Northbridge Nomads stretched their lead at the top of the Girls U14 League with an emphatic 10-1 win over The Blue Eagles.
The Nomads tally stands at 15 points from six games.
Three points adrift in second with a game in hand are Onslow, who recorded a 9-3 win over ANDC Girls.
In the day’s remaining tie, Cambodian Children’ Fund 6 edged past C/S Larrikins 4-3.