|PPCFC U-15s, LtoR: Samnang, Safy, Sovannaroth, Chanchav, Chhaya, Baraing (capt). Front: Chanmony, S David, Piseth, Kakada, Rozak - click to enlarge|
The Phnom Penh Crown Academy team got their Yamaha Challenge International Tournament competition off to the best possible start with a crushing 6-0 win over the Cambodia Federation's own Academy team this afternoon at the Tonle Bati HQ. Tomorrow, Crown face the two overseas teams from Japan and Singapore. Coach Bouy Dary selected a combination of first-generation Academy players and some of the second intake and they combined well to lead by three goals at the break. Mao Piseth opened the floodgates on14 minutes with Kim Chhaya adding a second on 26 minutes and captain Seut Baraing making it three just before the break. The matches are 11-a-side but of thirty minutes duration for each half. A minute after the restart and Chhaya scored his second and then completed his hat-trick on 47 minutes. Substitute Suon Noeut, who has been unwell in recent weeks, came on and scored the sixth goal on 55 minutes to complete the rout.
PPCFC v FFC: Samnang, Chanmony, Sovannaroth, Safy, Baraing, Chanchav, Rozak, S David, Kakada, Chhaya, Piseth. Subs: Rafat, Pisoth, Piphop, Noeut, N David, Panha, Samel, Chetra. Goals: Chhaya 3 (26, 31, 47), Piseth (14), Baraing (30), Noeut (55).
The other results were; Svay Rieng 1 GIFU Japan 3 and Civil Aviation 6 GFA Singapore 0.