Metfone Cambodian League – Week-18 Results

Nagaworld produced a strong second-half performance to bag two consecutive goals in their superb 2-0 win over their league rivals Boeung Ket. The defending champions dominated the possession in the first half of the match but failed to create any big threats due to Nagaworld’s neat defense. Matthew Osa opened the scoring to put Nagaworld in front before Sung Chihoon netted the second goal of the match to help Nagaworld snatch three big points that allow them to top the league table.

Angkor Tiger demolished Phnom Penh Crown 4-0 at the RSN Stadium to grab their third consecutive league victory in a row. Japanese forward Sugiyama Joichiro scored a brace, while Thorn Seyha and Taing Sopheak bagged one goal each to put the six-time champions to the sword.

Viskha came from behind to seal a narrow 2-1 win over Soltilo Angkor at the Army Stadium to keep their title hope alive. Dzarma Bata gave the Siem Reap-based club the lead just five minutes before half-time with a beautiful header that gave Cambodia international goalkeeper Keo Soksela no chance to save. Kim Kyong Hun drew Visakha level thirteen minutes into the second half before Keo Sokpheng edged past the opponents’ defender and netted home the match winner for Coach Hok Sochivorn’s side.

Electricite Du Cambodge came from behind twice to secure one point from a tough 2-2 draw with Asia Euro United. Asia Euro United were in front thanks to Chhoem Sambo’s early goal in the fifth minute of the play before former Cambodia U22 forward Phany Y Ratha equalized for Electricite Du Cambodge just four minutes after Chhoem Sambo’s opener. George Kelechi restored Asia Euro United lead in the seventeenth minute, but Mat Noron’s seventy-sixth minute strike was enough to deny the university-based club three points.

Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng bounced back from a heavy home defeat to Asia Euro United to thrash Western Phnom Penh 3-1 in an away encounter, with all the four goals scored in the first half. Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng led by three goals just inside twenty-five minutes, with Barboza Junior scoring a brace before Kheang Menghour made it 3-0, while Yuspen Uopdana pulled one back for Western Phnom Penh.

Ministry of National Defense defeated G.C National Police 3-1 at home to keep their title race alive. Na Hyosung put Ministry of National Defense in front within ten minutes of the play before skipper Reung Bunheing made it 2-0 in the first-half stoppage time. Chhin Chhoen scored the home side’s third goal before Prak Vanny struke late to pull one back for G.C National Police.