Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - SEA Games: East Timor fail test

SEA Games: East Timor fail test

SEA Games: East Timor fail test

091209_23b

Thailand hotshot Sompong Soleb celebrates completing his hat trick against East Timor during their Group A U23 men’s football match Tuesday at Chao Anouvong stadium in Vientiane. The Thailand team inflicted yet another heavy defeat on the hapless East Timor, knocking in nine to no reply Tuesday at the Chao Anouvong stadium in Vientiane. Sompong notched his second hat trick of the tournament, and braces by Anawin Jujeen and Apipoo Suntornpanavej, and one each from Piyachart Thamaphan and Kriangkrai Pimrat completed the rout. East Timor have now lost all of their four group matches, conceding 28 goals. Joao Correia Pereira recorded the side’s only goal of the competition, against Cambodia on Sunday.

MOST VIEWED

  • Shanxi wins bid to build sections of new Siem Reap airport

    Shanxi Mechanization Construction Group recently won the bid to build two sections of the new Siem Reap Angkor International Airport project in Cambodia for 290 million yuan ($42.16 million). The existing Angkor International Airport in Siem Reap, 5km from the famous ancient temple complex and world tourism

  • Cambodia rejects call by UN for open invite

    Cambodia has rejected a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) recommendation submitted by five countries at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) calling on the Kingdom to issue a standing invitation to UN special procedures to visit at any time. The rejection was part of the 25 recommendations

  • Cambodia’s medical system is due for a check-up

    In Cambodia, many high-ranking government officials and public figures seek medical treatment abroad – including Prime Minister Hun Sen. With this in mind, it is not surprising that many locals also seem to often distrust local healthcare facilities. Cambodia has one of the fastest growing economies

  • VIP prison scrapped amid much criticism

    The Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday that Cambodia’s first privately run prison, which was to allow prisoners with enough money to upgrade to more comfortable cells, has been scrapped. Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak said studies had found that no other country in the