Can I be a professional footballer in Cambodia
Can I become a football players in Cambodia? The answer is yes if you’re not too old to play. But being a professional football player is an other thing. You may need to have some skill, some training, some technique, and big commitment to start. If you’re in a young age, you get benefits because now many professional football clubs in Cambodian League are training their team from the young age with professional coach.
Start from younger age with professional club
Mostly in the first period of the new season, each professional clubs are looking for their new youth football players.
For instant, Ministry of National Defense Football Club is looking for U15 and U18 footballer.
– For U15, the test is on 23rd March 2019 at 7 am at Old Stadium.
– For U18, the test is on 24th March 2019 at 7 am at old stadium.
What the club’s require need
When we talk about requirement, footballer need to have good physical, you may need to run better, have some knowledge of football rules. Of course no club would accept somebody that never play football. You also need some football clothes and shoes. The best part is you need commitment to be in Football career.
Some of the club need players to be resident in the club area. Mostly it’s applied for the young players. For example if you are 14 years old and you want to start play for National Defense FC, you need to be a resident of Phnom Penh. If you’re going to join Angkor Tiger FC, you may need to be living in Siem Reap. When you are already a professional player, you will gain benefit such as accommodation, some transport and salary depend on your skill.