Participant Cong Vinh is likely one of the strikers with probably the most targets in AFF historical past. After simply letting the Thai juniors rise to the highest, at the moment the husband of singer Thuy Tien has 15 targets in hand. Though retired, not enjoying skilled soccer, however the title of the Nghe striker continues to be well-known all over the place.
Proof of that’s the participant dubbed “Ronaldo Cambodia” – Keo Sokpheng admits that Cong Vinh is the idol he all the time admires. The striker whose mom is Vietnamese just isn’t an odd face to the Vietnamese viewers, at Sea Video games 30, this participant as soon as missed a penalty, when Cambodia U22 misplaced to Vietnam U22 within the semi-finals.
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Nevertheless, Keo Sokpheng continues to be thought of one of many two greatest stars of the Cambodian group. He performs an essential function within the assault. Though solely 1m70 tall, Keo Sokpheng has quite a lot of ingenuity, pace and ending skill.
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The fascinating factor exterior of this participant’s experience is that he’s fluent in Vietnamese when his mom is Vietnamese. Keo Sokpheng lived in an S-shaped strip of land till he was 14 years outdated when he returned to Cambodia to cool down together with his household. Due to his skill to hear and perceive Vietnamese properly, “Ronaldo Cambodia” as soon as claimed that he knew how Vietnamese gamers exchanged ways on the sphere after which conveyed it to his teammates.
An fascinating info was revealed by Keo that he’s an enormous fan of the previous Vietnam striker – Le Cong Vinh. That is additionally comprehensible when as much as the current time, the singer’s husband Thuy Tien continues to be thought of a legend that nobody can overcome in nationwide and regional soccer, though he has retired.
It’s recognized that since his debut for Cambodia in 2015, Keo has performed 53 matches and scored 12 targets. On the AFF playground that when made Cong Vinh’s title, this 12 months Keo’s juniors are unfortunate once they nonetheless have not bought any targets.