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Old Stadium the stage for special Bayon final

Old Stadium the stage for special Bayon final

As Bayon Wanderes, believed to be Cambodia’s oldest continuous amateur football team, set up in 1995 by a group of British expats, celebrate their 20th anniversary, three teams arrive in Phnom Penh from abroad to join a local outfit this weekend in taking part in the annual Bayon Challenge, with games starting at 9am both days and the grand final at 5pm on Sunday.

Tomorrow’s matches will be played at the 3G pitches behind the Australian Embassy, while the action switches to the picturesque Old Stadium on Sunday. The visiting teams are Saigon Bulls, Drinkos Team from Hanoi, German All Stars from Bangkok and local side CMAC FC.


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