Yangon to fight 2019 Charity Cup battle with Shan United early January

As a part of preparation for participating within the 2018 Suzuki Cup, Myanmar national selected men’s football squad faced a loss to its debut friendly match against Al Duhail SC with a narrow margin of 1-2 in Doha, Qatar on 19 October.Myanmar’s head coach Antoine Hey made changes a touch to the lineup utilized in the match against Bahrain and mended the blunders experienced within the match against Bahrain. Zin Min Tun was stationed at the front area as a lone striker.Except Zaw Min Tun, Aung Thu, Ye Ko Oo, David Dan, Kaung Set Naing, Hsan Set Naing and Phone Thitsa Min, the top coach made substitutions of the remaining players within the half and therefore the last half . Al Duhail SC, which is comprised of most talented players, led the primary half with 2-0. Than Htet Aung gave an equalizer for Myanmar, taking a plus of the fault made by the defender of the opponents’ team at 76th minute of the last half .

Yangon United FC, the reigning champions of the MNL and General Aung San Knock-out Shield, will fight 2019 Charity Cup battle with Shan United FC, said a source on the brink of Myanmar Football Federation.Myanmar National League will open up the curtain of the new season exhibiting the Charity Cup of the MNL early 2019.The Charity Cup is initially scheduled on Epiphany , but the match date are going to be released only after the confirmation of the fixtures for Myanmar National League.Yangon United FC, the champions of the MNL and Shan United the runners-up of the MNL. Both teams have secured a cup for just one occasion each. this may be a second-time meeting.Both teams met in 2014 and 2018 football seasons. Shan United won this league cup in 2014,but Yangon took over in 2018. Both teams have already had the opportunities for participating in Asian-level football tournaments.Myanmar National League holds the Charity Cup with the aim of raising funds for donating proceeds to social organizations. Yangon secured Charity Cup for 3 times, Ayeyawady twice , and Shan and Magway one each.

Myanmar national eleven and Bolivia, South American national eleven played a friendly match at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon yesterday. The South American star, Bolivia beat Myanmar 3-0 within the friendly match. Myanmar lined up with Goal Keeper Kyaw Zin Htet, David Htan, Soe Moe Kyaw, Htike Htike Aung, Thein Than Win, Captain Hlaing Bo Bo, Myo Ko Tun, Ye Ko Oo, Si Thu Aung, Maung Maung Lwin and Kaung Set Naing. Bolivia possessed better skills and was physically superior. Myanmar team tried their best with a mixture of slow and fast play along side massive blocking at the backside.

The football clubs from Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam and Cambodia will participate within the invitational football tournament of 4 countries. China are going to be the host, but won’t participate within the tournament.The invitational football tournament of 4 countries are going to be held in China from 12 to 18 November. Hanthawady United FC from Myanmar, Police Tero from Thailand, Ammy from Cambodia and Than Quang Ninh from Viet Nam will meet within the invitational football tournament.The fixtures of the invitational football tournament are going to be released soon.

THE 2019 Asian Champions League and therefore the draw for the group stage of AFC Cup which Myanmar football clubs are getting to participate in, are going to be held in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, on 22 November.AFC will hold workshops for the Asian Champions League and therefore the AFC Cup, additionally to the group stage draw. Workshops for the AFC Cup are going to be persisted 21 November and for the Asian Champions League on 23 November.Out of Myanmar football clubs, Yangon United, the champion of Myanmar National League for 2018 season and General Aung San Shield 2018, will participate in both competitions.Yangon United will participate within the first round of preliminary qualification of 2019 Asian Champions League.

MYANMAR national U-17  squad took the 5th anking in Genesys 2018 Japan-Mekong U-17 Football Tournament, organized by Japan Football Association (JFA).Myanmar national U-17 played against Bellmare of Japan to require the fifth ranking of the tournament on 8 October, winning with a narrow margin of 2-1. Myanmar is in B along side Viet Nam, Japan and Cambodia.Myanmar won over Viet Nam 1-0 on 5 October, lost to Japan 1-3 on 6 October and Cambodia 0-2 on 7 October. Myanmar stood at the third place in its group.

During a friendly match, played at the Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon yesterday, as a preparation for the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Women’s Championship Qualification.The game began at 8am. The goals for Myanmar team were scored by Moe Moe Than at seventh minute, Ngwe Ni Win 16th minute, Thazin Aung 68th minute, Hlaing Haling Myint 79th and 82nd minutes, and San Thaw Thaw 86th and 87th minutes, respectively.Myanmar and Singapore Women’s U-19 teams are competing for the AFC qualification matches in September and October. Myanmar are going to be the host for Group F, which also includes Iran, Palestine and Laos, whereas Singapore will play in B along side host Thailand, India, Pakistan and Nepal.within the U-16 friendly match, Myanmar Women’s team beat Singapore Women team with a 9-2 score on 4 September. In yesterday’s match, Myanmar beat Singapore again with a 4-0 score.The first round of 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualification are going to be held from 15 to 23 September. Myanmar is included in Group E along side host Nepal, the Philippines and Malaysia, while Singapore is in Group C along side host Tajikistan, Thailand, Iran and therefore the Northern Mariana Islands .

ALONE goal scored from Thanarin Thumsen early within the last half was enough to put Thailand U-16 national eleven within the final of the AFF Under-16 Championship 2018, after their 1-0 convert Myanmar U-16 national eleven in yesterday’s semi-final, which was played at the Delta Sidoarjo Stadium in Surabaya, Indonesia.Myanmar lined up with Kaung Khant Kyaw, Thaw Zin Htet, Nyan Lin Htet, Captain Naung Naung Soe, Aung Ko Oo, Pyae Phyo Aung, La Min Htwe, Shin That Aung, Yan Kyaw Soe, Khum Kyaw Zin Hein and Goal Keeper Nay Lin Htet.Myanmar forced play at the beginning with smart tackling, but Thailand became the aggressor with a robust , sustained attack. the primary half ended with scoreless draw with both teams’ to and fro efforts.But the match intensified within the last half with better play by Thailand.Taking advantage of Myanmar’s ragged defence line, Thailand scored one or the winning goal within the early minutes of the last half , with a fast action by Thai’s footballer Thanarin Thumsen, combined with the support of his team midfielder teammates.Myanmar tried to equalize the goal, but all efforts were blunted with some uncertainty by Myanmar’s young attackers who couldn’t muster a goal.

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Both teams played energetically from the beginning .The first half led to a scoreless tie as Hanthawady withstood Yadanabon’s attacks with stable defensive and midfield play.Hanthawady’s squeeze play was significantly better within the spouse after players’ substitution.Hanthawady made its opening goal at the 58 minute mark by the left-wing kick scored by Hanthawady’s wing fielder Htet Lin Lin.The goal appeared to deflate the spirit of Yadanabon from getting more goals.

MNL has postponed its games thanks to the Myanmar’s national team participating within the AFC Asian Cup qualification rounds.Sagaing could take the victory along side beating Myawady with 2-1 result.Myawady were better at the begin with a number one goal, scored by its sparkling player Thet Wai Moe even at the 9 minutes mark. But Sagaing soon got the whip hand and that they could respond with an equalizer six minutes later with an extended shot kicked by Sagaing’s expatriate player Friday.After 1-1,As However, at the 60 minute mark, Sagaing gained their second or leading goals scored by Thiha Zaw via place kick .In the remaining minutes, Sagaing were clever enough to manage the match with defensive style and ended the match with their win.Sagaing United now stands within the 10th place with 8 played, 2 win, 2 draw and 4 losses while Myawady stands within the 12th or last place with 8 played, 2 draw and 6 losses.

In the last half , both teams changed tactics in an attempt to attain the opening goal.Although Shan was excellent in controlling the football, with just one mistake in their defence, Yangon scored first at 55 minutes with a goal by Naing Min Thu after Hlwan Moe Oo kick bounced back from the keeper.Ten minutes later, Shan equalised when Thurein Tun scored at 65′. Shan’s youth players gained more chances to attain within the eleventh hour , but their efforts were negated by the opponent’s blockings.

Summer sports training courses opening ceremony was held yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory.The training courses are jointly organized by the Ministry of Health and Sports and therefore the Ministry of Education.The summer course is aimed toward grooming new young athletes so as for them to enhance their physical skills at different sports in order that they can ultimately achieve success for his or her country, U Myo Hlaing, director general of the Sports and education Department said in his opening speech. The summer sport training courses are annually in each township all over for Myanmar as a national level sport movement, he said.The summer course in Nay Pyi Taw features eight sorts of sports: Sepak Takraw, Taekwondo, track and field events, volleyball, football, Myanmar martial arts, Karate and Wushu. quite 4000 students will participate within the training programs that are happening at the faculties and township athlete fields. The first courses was opened on 23th Feb and run until 6 March and second group will be open on 27th Feb and run until 12 March.



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