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Sihanoukville volleyballers set for Leo Cup finals stage

Sihanoukville volleyballers set for Leo Cup finals stage

Hun Sen Smach High School I smashed their way to victory in the Sihanoukville qualifiers of the 2014 Leo Cup of volleyball on Sunday after blitzing Trapang Lapov High School 3-0 in the final played at the Sea Dragon Club.

Both sides will progress to the finals stage of the third edition of the competition, at a Phnom Penh venue and date to be confirmed.

The Sihanoukville leg was the second in series of five preliminaries that next head to Kampong Cham for games on June 3-8. Battambang (June 17-22) and Siem Reap (July 15-20) events will conclude the provincial phase.

As winners on Sunday, Hun Sen Smach I collected a $450 cash prize while runners-up Trapang Lapov went away with $250. Kampot Club claimed third for $200 while Two Lions Club made $100 for fourth.

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