Wing Bank and Boeung Ket FC Partner to Elevate Cambodian Football

March 25, 2024

Wing Bank provides financial aid to Boeung Ket for the 2024-2025 season to promote local talent and community wellness.

Phnom Penh, March 25, 2024 – Wing Bank (Cambodia) Plc announces its partnership with Boeung Ket FC in a collaborative effort aimed at bolstering the Kingdom’s football and sports scene while promoting wellness in the community.

Recognizing the immense value that football brings to individuals and communities, Wing Bank has pledged to provide financial aid to Boeung Ket FC, a leading football club in Cambodia, to enhance their sports activities for the 2024-2025 season.

This financial support not only fosters athletic development but also contributes to community building and the promotion of a healthier lifestyle.

Bunthe Hor, Deputy CEO of Wing Bank, said, “Wing Bank is honored to partner with Boeung Ket and contribute to the growth of talented Cambodian footballers, enabling them to achieve new heights.”

“This initiative underscores Wing Bank’s unwavering commitment to empowering young Cambodians through innovative financial solutions and meaningful social support,” he added.

Wing Bank’s commitment to community development has garnered accolades, including the prestigious Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the American Chamber of Commerce in 2021 and 2023. This partnership with Boeung Ket FC further solidifies Wing Bank’s position as a leading advocate for positive change and societal progress.

Puth Thyda, speaking on behalf of Boeung Ket FC, emphasized the club’s dedication to sportsmanship and community values, stating, “Boeung Ket FC is honored to partner with Wing Bank in our mission to promote health and wellness throughout Cambodia. Together, we aim to inspire a new generation of athletes while strengthening the fabric of our communities.”

Football-related initiatives have not only enhanced public health awareness but also strengthened community bonds and mitigated societal challenges such as drug abuse and school dropout rates.

“The success of the Cambodian national football team has elevated the country’s sporting reputation internationally, attracting investment interest and fostering tourism growth,” she emphasized.

Boeung Ket FC, established in 2008, boasts an impressive track record in the Cambodian Premier League, having clinched the championship title four times – in 2012, 2016, 2017, and 2020. Additionally, the club has achieved 1 time champion of Hun Sen Cup in 2019, solidifying its reputation as a powerhouse in Cambodian football.

As Boeung Ket FC continues its legacy of success on the field, this partnership with Wing Bank signals a new chapter in Cambodian football, one characterized by growth, opportunity, and a shared commitment to building a healthier, more vibrant future for all.