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An Aspeca player runs with the ball during a rugby sevens game at Old Stadium on May 18.

Local rugby development charity Kampuchea Balopp will host the Enfants D’Asie Youth Rugby Tournament this Sunday morning at the KB All Sports Field.

An Aspeca player runs with the ball during a rugby sevens game at Old Stadium
An Aspeca player runs with the ball during a rugby sevens game at Old Stadium Sreng Meng Srun

The tournament, from 7:30am to 10am, is funded by the Robert Abdesselam Foundation and jointly organised by Kampuchea Balopp and French NGO Enfants D’Asie Aspeca.

According to organisers, U9, U11 and U13 teams from several NGOs including PSE, CCF, ISF, CED, Our Home, Enfants d’Asie and Mith Samlanh will compete in a ‘fun but competitive rugby festival’ atmosphere. Participating kids will provided with water and snacks as well as a T-shirt each, and the winning side will collect a trophy.


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