Cambodia’s Hem Thon Ponleou’s attempt to make it to the next round of the 200m Breaststroke Swimming received a boost at the JAKABARING AQUATIC CENTRE in Palembang earlier on Saturday as the 21 year old swimmer finished 7th with a time of 02:38:53 minutes . Ponleou was drawn in group 1 in the heat along with others from Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam where he finished 3rd behind Malaysia and Indonesia. His time was good enough to put him in the final 8 to vie for a place on the podium.
Following the Grand Opening Ceremony of the 26th Sea games which officially kicked of yesterday both in Palembang and Jarkata, Cambodia is now set to put behind the dismal show of the Cambodian football team, and launch an assault on other sports starting with Taekwondo today at the Korea Friendship Taekwondo Center in Jakarta.
Cambodia will this afternoon renew rivalry with neighbors Thailand and the u-23 team trade tackles in the SEA games at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Cambodia Coach Tae Hoon Lee, was not a happy man last Wednesday night, After watching his team let go a half time lead to lose 2-1 Against the young Lions of Singapore
Today is 11-11-11, It will be a historic moment for Indonesia as the Peninsula country is set to flag off the 'Southeast Asian nations' SEA Games in 2011.
It will be the fourth time for Indonesia to after 1979, 1987 and 1997. In the three previous editions of this administration, contingent Indonesia became overall champion.
Cambodia will today look to put behind their faltered start to the SEA games football as the Team take on Singapore in the Second Game of the Group stage.
As the Nation Celebrate their Independence today which coincides with the start of the three days Water Festival the football team will look to give their teeming fans something to cheer.
Hosts Indonesia showed to mercy on Monday night to whitewash Cambodia 6-0 in the second game of Group A of men’s football played at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium.
With the host Needing a win to show their intent to go for the gold medal at the biennial championship, the Indonesians raced to a four goal lead at the half before adding two further goals after the break.
Vietnam and Myammar have set the pace in the Football event of the 26th SEA Games currently underway in Lebak Bulus Stadium, Jakarta Indonesia after both teams played out a Scoreless draw on Saturday in the Group B encounter.
The Matches for the SEA games football events have been brought back according to a release from the Asean Football Federation. Cambodia was originally scheduled for Nov 9th will now take on host Indonesia on 7th November with kick off at 7pm local time at the 88,000 capacity Bung Karno Stadium Jakarta.
JAKARTA (18 Oct 2011) – The draw for the men’s football event at the 26th edition of the SEA Games will be held ‘live’ tomorrow at the RCTI Studio in West Jakarta.
The drawing will be done at Studio 4 RCTI at Jl. Raya Pejuangan No. 1, Kebon Jeruk in Jakarta Barat.
The ‘live’ programme has been scheduled for 1530hrs.
In the meantime, the official draw for the Futsal event will be held on the same day and at the same venue although it will not be shown ‘live’.
The draw for the Futsal event for both men and women will be held earlier at 1300hrs.
Travelling overland between two of Indonesia’s best-known islands is easier than you think. But is it worth it? Will Peach traipses over 600 miles to find out.
Despite the lukewarm welcome sign of “Drug Traffickers will be Sentenced to Death,” the feeling of excitement passing the gates at Soekarno-Hatta, Jakarta’s international airport, is building to a satisfying crescendo. It’s early December and the beginning of Java’s wet season. As the bustling capital ploughs along I contemplate my travel plans – 600 miles in the space of a week. That’s how it stands between here and the famous sun-baked beaches of Bali. Here’s hoping I have time to catch the surf.