| PHNOM PENH (22 June 2008) – Phnom Penh Empire moved up to second in the Cambodia Premier League following their slim 1-0 win over Kirivong Sok Sen Chey FC at the National Olympic Stadium.
Following a first half deadlock, a single strike from Chan Rirthy in the 61st minute was enough for Empire to pick up full points in what was their third victory in four matches.
Build Bright United FC are still at the top of the CPL standings with 17 points from five wins, one draw and one loss.
In the meantime, National Defense Ministry FC collected their second win in less than a week with a workman-like 3-1 victory over Intry Kraham ¨C Post FC.
National Defense are now fifth in the ten-team league with seven points off two wins, one draw and one defeat.
Khim Bory was the hero for National Defense when he scored a hat-trick (12th, 82nd and 87th minute) while Yem Vanak scored the only goal for Intry on 63rd minute.
After eight games in the CPL, Intry are now at the bottom of the table with one win and seven defeats.
CURRENT CAMBODIA PREMIER LEAGUE STANDINGS
1. BUILD BRIGHT UNITED FC 16pts (+11)
2. PHNOM PENH EMPIRE FC 9pts (+4)
3. KHEMARA KEILA FC 9pts (+3)
4. PHUCHUNG NEAK FC 8pts (=)
5. NATIONAL DEFENSE MINISTRY FC 7pts (+2)
6. PREAH KHAN REACH FC 7pts (+2)
7. MOHA GARUDA FC 7pts (-3)
8. NAGA CORP FC 6pts (+2)
9. KIRIVONG SOK SEN CHEY FC 5pts (-6)
10. INTRY KRAHAM-POST FC 3pts (-15)