Ronaldinho set for release after plea deal

Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis might be released from custody within days after striking a plea affect Paraguayan investigators on Friday.

Paraguay’s public prosecutor’s office asked for proceedings against the lads to be suspended pending a final court hearing, consistent with their lawyer Sergio Queiroz. In April, the pair were relocated to the four-star Palmaroga Hotel within the capital Asuncion after agreeing to pay 1.6 million U.S. dollars at bail.“After five long months, they need demonstrated exactly what we defended since the beginning: the utilization of altered public documents without the knowledge of the defendants.” Under terms of the plea bargaining , Ronaldinho agreed to a 90,000 US dollar fine and must report back to a federal judge in Brazil every three months for 2 years. Assis was ordered to pay 110,000 dollars and can not be allowed to go away Brazil over a two-year period.Ronaldinho and Assis traveled to Paraguay on March 4 to participate during a children’s charity event and promote a replacement book.They were arrested later that day on accusations of using fake passports. The pair have denied any wrongdoing and said they were presented with the documents as a “gift” upon arriving in Asuncion.

A pre-match news conference was held yesterday before the ultimate match of the overall Aung San Shield 2019 at the conference hall of the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.
The final match of the tourney will happen between Shan United F.C. and Yangon United F.C. at 6 p.m. on 24 September.The head coaches of the 2 teams, players, and media personnel were present at the conference. U Aung Naing, the top coach of Shan United, said the team was under no pressure to win the shield.We are preparing to our greatest for that,” said the top coach of Shan United.U Tin Maung Tun, the top coach of Yangon United, said his team is looking to win the shield. “The players are motivated. Although midfielder Kosuke isn’t in our club, the team doesn’t feel our midfield would be weak. The team will compete with the replacements of youth players. The coach and therefore the players will cooperate with respect and faith,” he said. “This is a crucial match for both teams, so it’ll be an honest game. Yangon United will gives its best within the 90 minutes of the ultimate as this is often the last hope for the shield,” he added.

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The 40 preliminary players were selected by the team’s head coach Velizar Popov yesterday. They include five players above the age of twenty-two because the 2019 SEA Games have given the team an opportunity to use five players who are over 22 years old this year. at the present , some players from Yangon United and Shan United F.C. haven’t joined training because the 2019 General Aung San Shield isn’t over yet.The preliminarily selected players include goalkeepers Phone Thitsar Min, Sann Satt Naing, Soe Aker, Tun Nanda Oo, and Zin Nyi Nyi Aung.Defenders selected on the squad include Ye Min Thu, Ye Yint Aung, Soe Moe Kyaw, Thu Rein Soe, Zin Ye Naung, Kyaw Phyo Way, Aung Wunna Soe, Win Moe Kyaw, Kyaw Thu Ton, Htoo Khant Lwin, and Hein Phyo Win.Midfielders are Nay Moe Naing, Aung Naing Win, Kyaw Myo Naing, Lwin Moe Aung, Myat Kaung Khant, Zin Min Thu, Soe Lwin Lwin, Myo Min Phyo, Zayar Naing, Htet Htet Aung, Htet Lin Lin, Kaung Htet Soe and Zwe Thet Paing, while forwards are Win Naing Tun, Aung Kaung Mann, Htet Phyo Wai, Sa Aung Pyae Ko, Pyae Sone Naing and Thant Sin Myint. Five players who are over 22 years old are Hlaing Bo Bo, Kyaw Ko Ko, Aung Thu, Si Thu Aung and Zaw Min Tun.

After the Ayeyawady United secured the second place within the 2019 edition of the Myanmar National League, former Myanmar football star and therefore the head coach of the team, Myo Hlaing Win, said that the position was a further reward for the team.“We were getting to secure a minimum of the third place within the national league before starting the 2019 season. The second place might be said to be a further reward.I am pleased with the result, although we fell in need of our goal of maintaining the championship position,” said Ayeyawady United head coach Myo Hlaing Win.Ayeyawady United faced just two losses within the tourney, and therefore the team was nominated because the second-best striking team, scoring 44 goals, All the coaching teams and players had good understanding and stayed united.I want to mention many thanks to the owner of the team and fans for giving us support. The second place is basically our reward,” added Myo Hlaing Win. this is often the primary time Myo Hlaing Win coached Ayeyawady United, and he helped the team get the second place within the tourney. Myo Hlaing Win has signed a long-term contract with Ayeyawady United for recuperating opportunities for the team, said officials.

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Myanmar lined up with goalkeeper Han Thar Lin, Htoo Myat Khant, Kaung Htet Paing, Yan Naing Tun, Min Khant Thu, Kaung Khant Kyaw, Wai Yan Lin Thu, Kaung Zaw Lin, Zin Myo Aung, Aung Thiha Paing, and Captain Kyaw Min Khant.Both teams played energetically from the beginning , but the Thai strikers were too strong for Myanmar defenders to effectively block the ball.Even within the early minutes of the primary half, Thailand made counter attacks and Myanmar lost some possessions.Thailand landed their second goal at 11 minutes. it had been scored by striker Wongpanya, who converted a slow pass, which Myanmar defenders weren’t quick enough to prevent . Thailand netted their third goal at 27 minutes. it had been scored by midfielder Khanyok off an extended pass, with the support of his teammate. the primary half ended with a score of 3-0 in favor of team Thailand. within the last half , Myanmar changed tactics, but at the 62-minute mark, Thailand got a free kick , with captain Kaeeroj scoring the fourth goal for Thailand, with an assist from midfielder Boonlha. After the tally reached, 4-0 Myanmar opened their attack, but thanks to lack of coordination between midfielders and strikers, the team did not score consolation goals. Thailand defenders held strong till the match ended to take care of their four-goal lead.
Myanmar will next play South Korea at an equivalent venue on 20 September.

In a decisive final yesterday, Shan United beat Rakhine United by 4-1. Dway Ko Ko Chit and William scored goals for Shan United within the early minutes of the match. Maximum scored the third goal for the team at 81 minutes.Rakhine United bagged a consolation goal at 84 minutes. The penalty was scored by striker Samuel. Shan United played 22 matches altogether . It won 12 matches, lost none, and conceded to a attract 10 matches, scoring a complete of 46 points. this is often the second time Shan United have claimed the championship of the league. They last won the title in 2017.

ZWEKAPIN United beat Hantharwady United 3-1 in their U-19 Myanmar National League 2019 match, persisted 20 June at Salin Stadium in Yangon.The match was an exciting one with both teams using talented players and launching open attacks from the kick-off. Zwekapin scored the opening goal at 28 minutes. The goal was scored by youth player Aung Ko Ko. Ten minutes later, Zwekapin United got a penalty thanks to the opposing team’s foul in penalty area. The penalty was successfully converted by Htoo Htoo.After gaining two early goals, Zwekapin controlled the match with smart and steady play.But Hantharwady managed to require advantage of breaches in Zwekapin’s defence, with Sithu Aung scoring a flawless goal for his team, taking the score at the top of the primary half to 2-1.The last half saw aggressive play by both teams as they put in additional efforts to attain .At 55 minutes, Zwekapin United scored a penalty after a Hantharwady defender touched the ball with hand within the penalty area. The penalty was scored by Kyaw Kyaw Htet, taking Zwekapin United’s goal tally to three .In the later minutes, no more goals were scored, and therefore the match ended 3-1, in favour of Zwekapin United.

Both teams played energetically right from the beginning .Yangon United had prepared well for yesterday’s match, and exhibited a flawless defence and good tackling skills.With tremendous support from fans, Yangon United madethe opening goal at the 4th minute.The goal was scored by Yangon youth player Than Toe Aung.The first half ended with Yangon United leading by one goal.In the last half , both teams changed tactics and stepped up their play. Shan United finally scored the equalizer at the 70th minute.The goal was scored by Pyae Phyo Wai, with skilful play, managing to trick Yangon United’s defense and take the ball past a shocked Yangon keeper. Shan United made repeated efforts to attain more goals within the later minutes.When the ultimate whistle was blown, both teams were tied at 1-1. Although the match led to a draw, Shan United remains leading the standing table with 41 points.

SULLIVAN Taylor of Chin United F.C. is that the top scorer within the MPT Myanmar National League II 2019 thus far , consistent with the league’s Facebook page.At the conclusion of Week 8 of the tourney recently, Taylor had netted nine goals. By the top of Week 7, he had racked up six goals. He then scored a hat-trick against ISPE F.C. (Institute of Sports and Physical Education) in Week 8. SaiZsai Mon of Royal Thanlyin F.C. and Zaw Moon Aung of ISPE F.C. are tied within the second place with five goals each, followed by Aung- Myat Thu of Chin United within the third place with four goals.After the Week 8 matches, Chin United is at the highest of the standing table with 17 points and followed by ISPE F.C within the second place. Myawady F.C. is within the third place with 15 points.Kachin United F.C. is within the fourth place with 13 points, while Mawyawadi F.C. is within the fifth place with 12 points. Royal Thanlyin F.C. has earned 11 points and is within the sixth place, followed by University F.C. with 4 points.Silver Stars F.C. is at rock bottom of the standing table with no points scored thus far .

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MYANMAR’S MIU F.C  to secure an area within the semi-finals.MIU dominated the match with concerted play, while debutants Down Town F.C. made an all-out effort against the strong Myanmar futsal team.Myanmar futsal star Pyae Phyo Maung netted the primary goal for MIU at two minutes.Six minutes later, Myanmar’s Kyaw Kyaw Tun scored the second goal, raising the team’s confidence. Pyae Phyo Maung landed two more goals at the 8th (second penalty) and 20th minute, while Kyaw Tun added another goal to MIU’s kitty, also at 20 minutes.Down Town F.C. made two consecutive goals at 17 minutes. They were both scored by Owolabi Fisayo Blessing. After the primary half, the score stood at 5-2 in favour of MIU, assisted by Pyae Phyo Maung’s hat-trick and goals by Kyaw Tun. While MIU maintained the pressure, Down Town’s Tong Chanmony landed the third goal for his team at 21 minutes, taking advantage of a breach in MIU’s defense within the last half . However, MIU proved to be unstoppable, with Khin Zaw Linn scoring at 26 and 35 minutes, Phyo Maung at 37 minutes, and Aung Thu at 39 minutes, taking the goal tally to 9. With the 9-3 convert Down Town, MIU has advanced to the semi-final stage of the tourney. it’s placed first in B , while Down Town has finished second, and Melaka United of Malaysia third. within the semi-final, MIU will combat A runners up Sanvines Sanatech Khanh Hoa F.C. of Viet Nam on 22 June.

 

 

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