The Football Federation of Cambodia is delighted with the result that the national football team has achieved in the match against Pakistan in the first round of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
The two-way victory over Pakistan on a 4-1 aggregate lead has left plenty of room for new players and national recordings.
Storm of criticism of players’ selection When the first 25 list posted by the Football Federation of Cambodia has been quiet and overwhelming, it is filled with excitement and praise on the results that the national football fans expect to surpass. Felix Dalmas’ tactical play and tactics, with Keisuke Honda behind them, helped Cambodia to qualify for the second round, qualifying for Asia, having to compete with the continent’s top-ranked teams from 1 to 34, The group will take place on July 17 in Doha, Qatar.
Winning the first game in the last decade
A 2-1 win over Pakistan at the Al-Ahli Club Stadium on 11 June has left Cambodia unleashed the undefeated outdoor record of the official trophy in the last 10 years. The last national knockout victory came in 2009, beating Macau 2-1 at the AFC Challenge Cup in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Cambodia took top spot among the 11 entries of Preliminary Joint Qualifications. The Pakistani meeting at the National Stadium received 33,706 spectators, while the second came between Brunei and Mongolia at the Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium, while the third went to Timor-Leste and Malaysia at Bukit Jalil Stadium.
Sieng Chhea is the youngest scorer
Bundesliga U18 Bati Seang Chantha broke the record for Keo Sok Ngorn’s youngest goal scorer after scoring Pakistan in the first leg at the National Stadium. Keo Sokngorn scooped Macau 2-1 at the AFC Challenge Cup 2009, when he was 16, 11 months and 29 days, while Chhea Ke scored only 16, eight months and 28 days. In addition to kicking in the first leg, a young boy from Koh Kong province, he also sent the ball to Bun Heang, scoring in a 2-1 win over Pakistan in the second leg.
Article translated to English from Fox Sports Asia