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.


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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