Phnom Penh Crown to participate in AFC Cup 2017 qualifying round

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has announced that the team will participate in the , after winning an appeal over a suspension issued by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Previously, the AFC refused Phnom Penh Crown’s entry to the 2017 AFC qualifying round after several club officials involved in a match-fixing scandal.

Phnom Penh Crown subsequently lodged a successful appeal with the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which allowed them to participate in the upcoming 2017 AFC Cup qualification.

The club has also annouced that the will participate in a friendly tournament in China this December, along with other clubs from Asia. The tournament will be held at the 6.000 seat capacity Guangxi Stadium.