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Duggan 'won't forget' special Cambodia visit

Liam Duggan during the handover ceremony at the end of the house build in Cambodia

The group of West Coast Eagles players about to depart Cambodia will never forget their experience according to young midfielder Liam Duggan.

The Eagles will return to Cambodia on Tuesday evening after undertaking a cultural history tour and a house-building mission where they built 20 houses for some of the poorest people in the country.

Liam Duggan, speaking to 6PR from Phnom Penh after completing the build with his Eagles teammates, spoke of the way the trip opened their eyes to the harrowing history experienced by the people there.

“We spent the first few days learning about the history of Cambodia, we visited the S-21 prison and the Killing Fields here which sat pretty heavily in our hearts,” Duggan said.

“Then we saw the happy side of Cambodia when we finished off building 20 houses for a village for 20 very happy families.

“We wouldn’t have been able to do so without the support of Airbnb and the club, they’ve been great in the partnership with us.

“It’s been an awesome trip in being able to help out Cambodia where we could.”