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Ngwa the hero as AEU stun champions Crown

Ngwa the hero as AEU stun champions Crown

In the biggest upset of the season so far, Asia Europe United, loitering at the bottom of the Metfone C-League table with five defeats and two draws in seven outings, punched well above their weight to down defending champions Phnom Penh Crown 2-0 at the RSN Stadium yesterday evening.

The hero of AEU’s finest hour was Baldwin Ngwa, who accounted for both goals, one in each half.

A 20th-minute penalty conversion by Ngwa raised AEU expectations and within minutes of the resumption he doubled the lead to inflict the third defeat in eight matches on the six-time champions.

The win moves AEU up to eighth place.

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