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Sopanha sends Crown through to final

By: Andy Brouwer Posted: August-17-2010 in
Andy Brouwer

Sun Sopanha demonstrated his prowess from dead-ball situations to guide Phnom Penh Crown into next weekend's Metfone C-League play-off final. Their hard-fought 4-2 win over Naga was a great advert for the C-League in front of a big crowd at Olympic Stadium this afternoon. The game had a bit of everything thrown into the mix.

Corporations do battle in mini soccer championship

By: Dan Riley Posted: March-24-2010 in
Dan Riley

Re published with the kind permission of The Phnom Penh Post

This Tuesday will see the start of the inaugural Phnom Penh Post Mini Soccer Championship hosted by Kidzcool Children and Family Fun Village on Chroy Changvar peninsular, Phnom Penh. Ten teams from local corporations including Smart Mobile, Devenco, Indochina Research, Expat Advisory Services, Total Petrol Stations, Infinity Insurance, Ezecom, KPMG, The Phnom Penh Post and Kidzcool, will do battle against each other in matches spread over the course of three months, building up to finals on June 11 to coincide with the start of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Four players from each team are allowed on the field at any one time, with one goalkeeper, and games will last 15 minutes each way.

The Big Kick Off

By: Andy Brouwer Posted: March-16-2010 in
Andy Brouwer

The new Cambodian professional football season will get underway on Saturday 27 March, and finish in August. There will be two games on the opening day and another two matches the following day, Sunday 28 March. With sponsorship already confirmed the new Metfone Cambodian League will comprise 10 teams with Post Tel and Phuchung Neak relegated from last season, and will be replaced by Prek Pra Keila and Chhma Khmao from Svay Rieng.

The opening weekend of matches will look like this:
Saturday 27 March
2.30pm Phnom Penh Crown v Wat Phnom

Cambodian Cup Final Fever

By: Andy Brouwer Posted: March-09-2010 in
Andy Brouwer

No-one can deny that the football served up by the Hun Sen Cup competition this season didn't produce excitement, entertainment, suspense and goals galore, as well as yellow and red cards sprinkled around like confetti. And today's cup final was no exception.

Salute the Cup Winners

By: Andy Brouwer Posted: March-07-2010 in
Andy Brouwer

The Army pulled off the cup shock most people were hoping for but they left it very late and nearly blew it before scoring the winner in a 3-2 success in the Hun Sen Cup Final with the last kick of the game. Phnom Penh Crown got back into the match when Chan Rithy was presented with a gift from Army keeper Samreth Seiha, a minute from time but the stopper could breathe again when Thong Oudom loped forward for a free kick in the dying seconds and saw his header loop over the despairing dive of the Crown keeper for the match winner.

Naga in President's Cup

By: Andy Brouwer Posted: March-07-2010 in
Andy Brouwer

Naga Corp, as CPL champions last season, will represent Cambodia in the AFC President's Cup in May, a competition for the top club teams from the third tier of AFC-ranked countries. On Friday, they were drawn in Group B with games to be played between 6-16 May against the champions of other emerging nations, Tajikistan (FC Vakhsh), Sri Lanka (Renown Sports Club) and Pakistan (Khan Research Laboratories) at a venue yet to be decided. Phnom Penh Crown represented Cambodia in last year's competition, losing twice before winning their last game.

MaD Tuk Tuk Challenge - pimp your tuk tuk

By: Expat Advisory Staff Posted: September-22-2009 in
Expat Advisory Staff

GET READY to kick 2010 off with a TURBO adrenalin rush! How about a gruelling challenge set to keep your blood pumping for a whole 10 days!!

The MaD Tuk Tuk Challenge, set to commence on 20th Jan 2010, is a guaranteed adrenalin rush with a bonus for those forever searching for that perfect HIT!

Cambodia's Aussie Boss Scott O'Donnell Assembles Coaching Staff

By: Andy Brouwer Posted: July-13-2009 in
Andy Brouwer

Cambodia national coach Scott O'Donell has appointed former internationals Van Piseth and Bouy Dary as his assistants in shaping the future of the national team.

And the three have certainly not wasted time as they have been consistently on the lookout for players in the on-going Cambodian Premier League 2009.

“Both Piseth and Dary were with me before (in 2007),“ said O’Donell.

“I trust and respect them. Both were national team players and have a good knowledge of the game, and we already have a mutual understanding of what we want to achieve.”

Former World Player of the Year, Canivaro to visit Cambodia January 8-10

By: Ken Gadaffi Posted: December-30-2011 in
Ken Gadaffi

FABIO CANNAVARO , Former Napoli, Parma, Inter Milan, Juventus, Real Madrid and ITALY Defender is set to visit CAMBODIA, Kingdom of Wonder on 8 & 9 JAN 2012.

According to reports gathered by Expat Advisory, The 2006 Footballer of the year is said to be coming to Cambodia under the special invitation of a Business Magnate who is ready to do almost anything to promote football in the Kingdom.

According to the source who claims anonymity, "Fabio will be having a press conference or two, teaching skills to kids or youths most likely at Olympic Stadium and will be having personal appearances with the tour sponsors and a gala dinner" the source Stated.

The big kick off

By: Man in the stand Posted: April-01-2011 in
Man in the stand

As many as eight new players will be making their Metfone Cambodian League debut for reigning champions Phnom Penh Crown when they kick-off the new football season against their arch-rivals Preah Khan Reach in the fixture everyone wants to see, at 3pm this Saturday (2 April). The season's long-awaited opener will see a host of new faces for Crown, who've added no less than a dozen signings to their squad after the break-up of last season's successful championship-winning team.


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