Cambodia and Laos Mark 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Cambodia and Laos on Friday evening organized a friendly football match here at the National Olympic Stadium to mark the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two neighbours.

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Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong and his Laotian counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith presided over the tournament, which was made between the Cambodia All-Stars and the Laos All-Stars.

Flag-Pins-Laos-CambodiaAttracting a huge crowd of about 50,000 fans, the game was live televised on Cambodia’s Bayon TV news channel.

In the first half of the game, the Cambodia All-Stars took the lead in the 9th minute when striker Chin Choeun earned a goal. However, the Laos All-Stars managed to equalize in the 17th minute as Khampheng Sayavutthi scored a goal.

Entering the second half, Khampheng Sayavutthi scored the second goal for the Laos All-Stars in the 50th minute, as Cambodian Sok Sovan headed a goal in the 61st minute and his teammate Prak Mony Udom earned one more score by a penalty kick in the 73rd minute.

At the end of the contest, the Cambodians defeated the Laotians 3-2. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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