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Last 16 places at stake

Last 16 places at stake

Build Bright United, Ministry of National Defence and National Police Commissary will all look to seal berths in the last 16 of the Samdech Hun Sen Cup today by claiming second successive victories in their group stage matches.

Western University’s Pen Panha (left) and Ministry of National Defence’s Touch Roma
Western University’s Pen Panha (left) and Ministry of National Defence’s Touch Roma contest a header during their Hun Sen Cup clash on January 22. Both sides are back in action in the competition today. Sreng Meng Srun

Two-time winners Phnom Penh Crown and newly formed TriAsia Phnom Penh, who are currently top of the Metfone C-League, will seek wins to move closer to advancing following their 1-1 draw two weeks ago.

TriAsia take on National Police in a Group C clash from 1:30pm at Old Stadium. Crown then come up against Kampong Chhnang at 3:45pm.

Over at Olympic Stadium, last year’s runners-up and 2010 champions MND face Oddar Meanchey in a Group D tie at 3:30pm, with Western University meeting BBU in a floodlit fixture from 6pm.

Cup holders Naga Corp and Boeung Ket Rubber Field booked their places in the knockout phase last week after Group B wins, while 2011 and 2012 winners Svay Rieng and Kirivong Sok Sen Chey also confirmed progression from Group A.

ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY CHHORN NORN, TRANSLATED BY CHENG SERYRITH

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