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U16 teams face off in regional youth tourney

U16 teams face off in regional youth tourney

Cambodia’s U16 national team flew to Vientiane on Tuesday ahead of the start of the 2011 AFF U16 Youth Championships. The side, coached by Daisuke Yoshioka of Japan, will face the Philippines at 5pm today on the same New Laos National Stadium pitch where the senior squad crashed out   of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers last Sunday. Cambodia will also play Myanmar, Vietnam and Singapore in Group B matches, while hosts Laos come up against Thailand, Malaysia, Timor Leste and Indonesia in Group A. The finals are slated for July 20. 

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