Monday, 9 November 2009

Cambodia Hosts Football Match for Independence Day

Written by DAP NEWS -- Monday, 09 November 2009

(Posted by CAAI News Media)

Cambodia will host a football tournament to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Independence Day to be held at the National Olympic Stadium November 8-14, a press release from the Football Feder-ation of Cambodia (FFC) said on Saturday.

Three teams from Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos will compete for the U23 youth football tournament. The Vietnamese team has already arrived in Cambodia, a press release from FFC said, urging all football supporters to buy a US$1-2 ticket for the event. The final result will be announ- ced in the afternoon of November 14, and the winner awarded US$20,000, the runner up US$ 10,000 and third place US$5, 000. The biggest sponsor is BIDC Vietnam bank.

Cambodia gained independence from France on November 9, 1953.

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