Koemhong: From an orphanage to Cambodia’s national team

Hout Koemhong, 22, is captain of Cambodia’s women’s national team. She and her five siblings grew up in an orphanage.

The women’s football team of Bryant and Stratton College may not be well known in USA. However, in Cambodia captain Hout Koemhong, they boast a notable player with an amazing story.

The 22-year-old midfielder joined the team two years ago as one of the college’s new recruits, and is working towards a bachelor’s degree majored in network technology.

Koemhong is now living a life that would be the envy of many other girls her age back home. A promising footballer enjoying an overseas college education, her future seems certain to be filled with opportunities.

In full: https://www.fifa.com/who-we-are/news/koemhong-from-an-orphanage-to-cambodia-s-national-team

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