News Team Cambodia players heading to Amsterdam

Meet Khmer players Sokchea and Kimhong

First Name: Sokchea
Surname: Ngorn
Year born: 1998   
Joined HFCA: 2006
Partner Organization: RKF (Riverkids Foundation Organization)

Family Background:
I lives with my parents in rent house. My father is a TukTuk driver and mother is a housewife. There are 8 children in my family, 2 boys, 6 girls and I am 6th child. My parents sent me to RKF Org. since 2006 for they have not able to support me to school.  

Individual Background:
I have dropped school since grade 8. Now I am studying car mechanic in Mit Samlanh Org which supported by RKF Org. In my free time I play football and watch TV. I played football since I was 9 years old and RKF Org. has sent me to joined HFCA football training since 2006. In the future I want to be an owner of car maintenance.    

How do you feel when you have been selected for the 2015 Homeless World Cup in Amsterdam?
I am very happy when I was select for the 2015 HWC in Holland. 

What do you think after the 2015 Homeless World Cup? 
I will share to everyone what I did during the HWC tournament: how to play football,   how to communication with other people, what is Amsterdam look like…

Position: Attacker (right-side)
Favourite Team: Real Madrid 
Favourite Player: Christiano Ronaldo

Kiimhong is from BFT

First Name: Kimhong
Surname: Thong
Year born: 1996
Joined HFCA: January 2014
Partner Organization: BFT (Build Your Future Today Organization)  

Family Background: 
His parents have divorced since he was 6 years old and he lives with father as a farmer with rental house in Siem Reap province. Kimhong is a single child in family and was found by BFT (Build Your Future Today Organization) when he was 9 years old because of his father doesn’t have able to send him to school. 

Individual Background: 
Kimhong now is a student at grade 12 at Angkor high school, in Siem Reap which supported by BFT. Besides of studied he worked in BFT organization. He plays football since he was 12 years old and joined HFCA training in January 2014 by BFT selected. Kimhong thinks of playing football for healthy, building good relationship with other people and committed in sport promoting in Cambodia.

How do you feel when you have been selected for the 2015 Homeless World Cup in Amsterdam? 
I feel very happy and want to see Amsterdam and other people sooner. I have watched some games at previous Homeless World Cup and team Cambodian was smaller/shorter than other players round the world then I think it very hard for me to win a game. However, I am trying my best to play harder during training and following of coach’s advice. 

What do you think after the 2015 Homeless World Cup? 
I will bring all things/experiences from the 2015 Homeless World Cup to share to all people that I knew in Cambodia. 

Position: Attacker
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Fernando Torres