Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Locals, imports in All-Star game

Locals, imports in All-Star game

Davies Paints’ Janno Cunanan attempts a shot during Game Three of their CBL playoffs semi finals series at the Olympic Stadium Indoor Arena
Davies Paints’ Janno Cunanan attempts a shot during Game Three of their CBL playoffs semi finals series at the Olympic Stadium Indoor Arena. Pha Lina

Locals, imports in All-Star game

The Kingdom’s first ever All-Star game, featuring local and foreign players who took part in the just-concluded second season of the Angkor Beer Cambodian Basketball League, will be played from 3pm tomorrow at the Olympic Stadium Indoor Arena.

Mobile phone operators Smart, one of the co-sponsors of the CBL along with Pepsi, will sponsor this exhibition game pitching twelve of the best Cambodian players against a similar number of imports, besides providing uniforms to both the teams.

During the half-time break, there will be a dunking exhibition. There is no entry fee for spectators.

Team Rosters
All-Stars Cambodia: Ouch Phanat, Sok Tour, Sok Samnang, Phorn Rithysak, Monh Ratana, Kim Vengngoun, Pheng Darath, Hour Pichbounchour, Sovann Panha, Leng Ea, Kim Ran and Meas Ravuth – coached by Hun Chanthoeun

All-Stars International: Aimar Sabayo, Janno Cunanan, Stephen Siruma, Fred Babida, John Cornito, Carlos Gatdula and Joseph Cortez (PHI), Ben Laird (UK), Gabriele Castaldo (ITA), Jeff Kane and Steve Chunn (US) – coached by Chris Borja (PHI)

MOST VIEWED

  • US think tank warns of China's 'ulterior motives'

    A US think tank on Tuesday warned that spreading Chinese investment in the Indo-Pacific follows a pattern of leveraging geopolitical influence at the expense of the nations receiving investment, including Cambodia. The report looks at a sample of 15 Chinese port development projects, noting that the

  • More than three tonnes of ivory reportedly bound for Cambodia seized in Mozambique

    A total of 3.5 tonnes of ivory reportedly bound for Cambodia was seized by authorities in Mozambique late last week, according to the NGO Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). CITES' information was based on a report from the

  • Defence Ministry denies weapons in smuggling case came from Cambodia

    After a Thai national was arrested last week for allegedly smuggling guns from Cambodia to Thailand, Cambodia's Defence Ministry has claimed the weapons seized during the arrest are not used in Cambodia, despite the fact that both types of rifle seized are commonly found in

  • Shipwreck found off coast of Koh Kong

    Royal Cambodian Navy researchers are working to identify a decades-old shipwreck found earlier this month off the coast of Koh Kong province. Divers found the 70-metre-long wreck on April 4 about a mile from Koh Chhlam island, according to Navy officials. Deputy Navy Commander Tea Sokha,