Metfone Cambodian League – Week-17 Results

Nagaworld put three goals past Western Phnom Penh to keep pressure on the league leaders Boeung Ket as they are just one point behind Coach Hao Socheat’s side. Inui Tatsuro opened the scoring to put Nagaworld in front before Sung Chihoon extended Nagaworld’s lead to 2-0, while Bisan George scored from the penalty spot to secure a comfortable 3-0 win over Western Phnom Penh.

Angkor Tiger thrashed G.C National Police 3-1 at their Siem Reap Stadium to keep their unbeaten league run in their last four league matches with two wins and two draws. Angkor Tiger were in front in the twenty-fifth minute of the play, with the goal coming through Taing Sopheak before Japanese forward Sugiyama Joichiro made it 2-0. Pov Phearith unleashed a fabulous long range strike to give the Siem Reap-based club a 3-0 lead before Nuon Borey pulled one back from a free-kick.

Asia Euro United demolished Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng with an astonishing 6-1 success to secure their first league victory in the second round of the season. Mat Hosan and Marie Privat’s brace and a further goal from Momoh Sumaila and Bin Oudom are enough to sink Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng at their home, while Ishikawa Ryota broke the deadlock for the Svay Rieng-based club with a late strike.

Abban James bagged a controversial late goal to secure one point for Soltilo Angkor in their 2-2 draw with Ministry of National Defense. Ministry of National Defense took a two-goal lead, with the goals coming through Khek Khemrin and Na Hyosung, but the home side scored two dramatic goals through Long Phearath and Abban James, who scored a stoppage time equalizer to deny Coach Phea Sopheaktra’s side three points.

Phnom Penh Crown bounced back from Hun Sen Cup disappointment to secure an easy 4-0 victory over Electricite Du Cambodge. Brazilian forward Valci Junior scored a brace before In Sodavid made it 3-0 in the fifty-fourth minute. Pov Punvuthy struck late to secure a well-deserved 4-0 win for the six-time champions.

Boeung Ket secured a hard-earned three points after defeating Visakha 1-0 in a tough clash, with the only goal of the super Sunday’s clash coming through Hikaru Mizuno. The Japanese defensive midfielder headed home from Brazilian forward Maycon Calijuri’s corner kick to hand the three-time champions three needed points to maintain their top spot in the league table.