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Shuttlers to vie for glory at 7 Makara Cup in Svay Rieng

Shuttlers to vie for glory at 7 Makara Cup in Svay Rieng

The Cambodian Badminton Federation has confirmed that its upcoming 14th edition of the Victory Over Genocide Day (7 Makara) Badminton Cup will be held at Svay Rieng provincial hall on January 11-12.

Events include singles and doubles for men’s U16, U19, U40, 40 to 50-year-olds and over-50s as well as female doubles of all ages. All participating clubs and associations are allowed to enter up to four players in any one category, although the host club can submit up to eight players.

A U$$250 cash prize will be awarded to event winners, with runners-up getting $150 and third placers $100. Registration closes on January 5.

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