When Afghanistan travelled to Phnom Penh in June 2017 for their 2019 Asian Cup qualifier, they didn’t know what awaited them. Cambodia may not be giants of Asian football or even Southeast Asian football but what the country lacks in past achievements, they make up for in passion and heart.
National head coach Prak Sovannara has called up eight new faces, including two goalkeepers, in his 23-member squad, while summoning four experienced stars currently involved in the Malaysian top flight this season for Cambodia’s international friendly against Laos on March 21.
Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs visits Cambodia for the final of a street football festival.
When FOX Sports Asia visited northern Cambodia for last season’s final league match, there was a highly unusual sight in the stands at Svay Thom Stadium in Siem Reap.
At Texas, freshman diver Jordan Windle is seen as one of the best collegiate athletes in the country. But nearly halfway across the world, Windle is seen as a beacon of hope for many Cambodian orphans.
FOX Sports Asia hunts down the five most well-known Cambodian sports stars and examines their life outside their chosen sport.
Meet one of the city’s most well-travelled professional footballers. Jorrin John’s career has taken him from Leicester to Thailand and from Nuneaton to Slovenia.
The president of world football’s governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, is expected to visit Cambodia on Friday as part of the FIFA Executive Football Summit to be held at the Sofitel Hotel in Phnom Penh, according to a source close to the Kingdom’s football federation.
Conor Nestor doesn't have much time to take a breath. He’s one week into pre-season, he’s planning training sessions, he’s hustling to bring in five new players and the new campaign kicks off in just a month’s time.
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs OBE, who is the bookmakers early favourite to replace sacked Stoke City manager Mark Hughes, is likely to visit Cambodia for the first time to grace the opening of the annual sixth Tiger Street Football Festival taking off on January 18.