Myanmar hold their nerve to beat Cambodia and claim bronze at SEA Games 2019

Myanmar have claimed the men’s football bronze medal at SEA Games 2019 after keeping their cool to beat Cambodia 5-4 on penalties following a 2-2 draw at the Rizal Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.

Cambodia, the surprise package of the tournament, were looking to claim their first-ever football medal in SEA Games history and could not have asked for a better start.

With just 18 seconds on the clock, Sieng Chanthea linked up well with Keo Sokpheng down the left and broke free inside the area, before squeezing his shot from an acute angle past Sann Sat Naing.

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