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Why Vathanaka not in Cambodia’s player list?

Why friendly match Cambodia – Malaysia without best Players

Finally, Felix, the assistant coach of Cambodia, announced the 23-man squad for the Cambodia international friendly tournament. The match scheduled on September 10th at National Olympic Stadium of Cambodia between Cambodia vs Malaysia. But the match will witness the absence of many great players like Khuon Laboravy, Rous Samoeun, Chan Vathanaka and Um Sereyrath. Who knows exactly what will be the result for this match.

Why Vathanaka not in Cambodia’s player list?

Chan Vathanaka couldn’t count his name for the team squad for his injury on the knee that he is suffering during the match between Cambodia and Japan. The match ended with a draw of 2-2 on August 5th 2018. Of late Hao Socheat, the coach of the three-time Cambodian League Champion champions, Boeungket FC, revealed that Chan Vathanaka is recovering and will be seen dodging in the field in few weeks.

Is Rous Samoeun injured?

As for Rous Samoeun, he had gone through a surgery on his knee in Vietnam. Thus it is expected that he will be absent from the field for a year or so. Hence it is understood that he will not be seen in AFF Suzuki Cup hope scheduled for at the end of this year. The remaining who withdrawal from Boeung Ket to include his name in Visakha, their rivals, also encounter and knee injury. The incident occurred a few months ago in a training session. This is going to be a great misfortune for both Cambodia and his club.

Reason of Khuon Laboravy absence

The squad list also doesn’t include the name of Khuon Laboravy, the forward of Cambodia. Thai outfit third tier in Thailand took the forward on the lease. He was sent back to Boeung Ket, much before than the loan deal deadline. Though he returned bit has not included in the side of Coach Hao Socheat. The reason behind was the club got late in registering his name in the second round of the squad of Metfone Cambodia League of this season.

Story behind Um Sereyrath absence

Um Sereyrath, the goalkeeper of the Ministry of National Defense, also is not included in the list. The reason is he was replaced by Um Vichet, his elder brother. The later stood as the best goalkeeper option for the side of coach Phea Sopheaktra. Um Vichet will be getting a call-up from National Team.

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