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Women’s hockey squad granted Thai training

Women’s hockey squad granted Thai training

A 21-strong delegation of national women’s field hockey players and coaches will travel to Thailand for a one-month training course ahead of their appearance at the 1st Asian Challenge, which is to be held in Bangkok from September 1-8.

According to Cambodian Hockey Federation vice president Kang Sothea, the squad will receive training from four coaches hailing from Australia, Thailand, Pakistan and South Korea.

The September competition will feature national sides from Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Pakistan and Myanmar, with Cambodia currently ranked the lowest of the six.

Thai Hockey Federation President Chaiya Pak, who is also general secretary of the Asian Hockey Federation, has sponsored the Cambodians’ training course.

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