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50. Lighting the spark

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   EDC have started the 2024 C-League season in electrifying form, chalking up 12 matches unbeaten, starting at the end of the previous season and continuing into this. Their form has seen them march into third place and look set to compete with the 'big boys' at the top of the table this term.  Match 6 – Nagaworld v EDC 01/05/24   When the fixture list comes out at the start of each season, this is the game we look out for first. The nasty casino away! They will be out for revenge after our little skirmish in the Hun Sen Cup Final, while I am confident that we can also get a result here. The only downside is that Ratana is suspended and Pisa cannot play against his parent club, so in come In Sambath and Run Sokha at left back to fill in. Noron is preferred to Abdi up front, while Pom Vannak comes into midfield to add solidity there. Pheara is the unlucky one to drop to the bench. We are both level on ten points each, with us in 3 rd on goal difference and them in 4 th . Mat

49. 433 is the Magic Number!

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Could this be our year? I'm more than happy with the squad and according to Nen Borey, the Almighty Buddha is smiling on us, although I'm not sure how given the rise in energy prices recently.. Anyway the important thing is bar Kong Rafat and Teat Chandara, our reserve goalie and a 34 year old left back we have managed to keep our best players and the vast majority of our cup winning team. We've won the cup.. now I want the C-League..... Match 1 – Svay Rieng v EDC We kick off our C-League campaign with a trip to Svay Rieng, who are back in the big time after winning promotion from the Second Division. They have forward, Ly Ravy who has a good record against us and some talented youngsters. We need to put these sides away though if we are to win the league. I start with a 4-2-3-1, which has served us well recently. Team: Som, Pisa, Daravon, Gbayoro, In Sambath, Kakada, Rattanak, Pheara, Oudom, Taboula, Pidor M atch Action We start brightly. Young Pheara looks lively an

48. Start of Season 5

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  End of Season Thoughts Going into this season we had just lost five of our best players, Keo Udom, Suon Veasna and Seut Bairaing, Ouch Oudom and Raymond Etim to our rival teams. I did not hold out much hope of us doing anything other than battle relegation and maybe scrape together a decent cup run if the draw was kind to us. Now we are cup winners and while we never challenged for the title we sat comfortably in mid-table, before a good run of results at the end propelled us to 5 th , which was exactly where we finished last season, albeit much further away from the top. As the season has gone on we have grown in confidence and bounced back from heavy defeats to Boeung Ket and Nagaworld, before beating both teams on our successful Hun Sen Cup campaign. I am delighted to have lifted my first trophy on The Ultimate World Football Manager Game and full credit has to go to my players for their performances and my backroom staff for all their hard work. Next season I think we can chall