Chea Chandara on his new role and return from injury

February 11, 2020 - 3:26 PM | Post by ណាវឌ្ឍន៍

Chea Chandara has fully recovered from injury that kept him out of action last season and already made a few appearances during Phnom Penh Crown’s friendly matches ahead of the new season.

The 20-year-old, who previously played as a defender, will be deployed as a striker this season, and he is pleased with his new role as he expects new challenges following his return from a long-term injury.

He also calls on the supporters to come to the Smart RSN Stadium this Saturday for the Red Singha’s opening Metfone Cambodian League match against Electricite Du Cambodge.

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Chea Chandara told “Last season, I didn’t play even a single game due to injury, but this season I am fully fit. I have returned to training with the team. The coach gives me chances, so I need to give 100 per cent on the pitch.

“I have no problems, switching my role to striker because the coach has instructed me the new role, and for me I need to put more attention.

“Of course, I have just recovered from injury, but contacts on the pitch won’t be a big problem to me as it is football. Maybe it’s harder to play as a striker.

“I’m grateful to our supporters for their support, and I hope to see more supporters coming to the Smart RSN Stadium to cheer for us.”