MFF president U Zaw Zaw check team camps, stadiums for restarting MNL

Myanmar Football Federation President U Zaw Zaw check all of the team camps of Myanmar National League football clubs and Thuwunna Stadium yesterday morning in Yangon,

According to a politician statement with the MFF. Myanmar National League Committee Vice-Chairman Dr Sai Sam Htun, Myanmar Football Federation working member and Chairman of Shan United U Khun Naung Myint Wai also participated within the tour of inspection.During the inspection tour, MFF President U Zaw Zaw urged officials from MFF and MNL to obey health guidelines to stop COVID-19, to possess clean and tidy team camp quarantines, to possess systematic support of unpolluted water plus purified beverage for footballers and coaches during their camping, and football teams to obey strict standard operating procedures found out by the Ministry of Health and Sports, stated the source with the MFF.Later, MFF president and officials visited the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon and inspected conditions of coaching grounds and maintenance of the stadium. The MFF president also urged football authorities to handle particular matters for restarting the MNL tourney, consistent with the MFF.Currently, MFF authorities are strictly following the COVID-19 rules and regulations found out by the Ministry of Health and Sports for restarting the MNL matches on 22 August.

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A news conference was held at the headquarters of MFF in Yangon on 17 January.The conference was attended by Counselor of Myanmar Football Federation and Chairman of the MFF Football Election U Zaw Min Sein, members of the football election committee U Bunny Tin Aung, U Khin Maung Myint, and U Than Tun, former Myanmar goalkeeper U Tin Aung, General Secretary of the Myanmar Football Federation U Ko Ko Thein and officials.The news conference began with an evidence of the preparations for the upcoming MFF congress by General Secretary of the Myanmar Football Federation U Ko Ko Thein.Next,The election and congress of the MFF are going to be persisted 30 January at Novotel Yangon Max Hotel.There will be 261 votes cast by representatives, of which 241 votes are going to be given by Township Football Associations, 12 votes by Myanmar National League I clubs and eight votes by Myanmar National League II Clubs, consistent with the MFF.

Shan United’s keeper , Phone Thitsar Min is going yesterday underwent surgery for an injury he had suffered on the proper knee at the Thonburi Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, and his operation was successful, consistent with Shan United.Phone Thitsar Min had injured his knee during a training session with the Myanmar U-22 team within the second week of October, before the 2019 SEA Games.So, he had missed the men’s football event of the 2019 SEA Games within the Philippines.“My operation began at 5:30 am this morning, and that i regained consciousness around 9. The operation was successful. He are going to be discharged after two days. But, we’ll stay in Bangkok for a few week to make sure that he’s recuperating well. He will fit and ready to playing normal conditions.”The Myanmar Football Federation helped Phone Thitsar buy the operation, and football fans will see him on the dig in July, 2020, consistent with a press release issued by Shan United.

The FIFA officials met with counselor of the Myanmar Football Federation, U Than Zaw, general secretary of the the football federation, U Ko Ko Thein, and financial officials from the Myanmar Football Federation and discussed Myanmar’s football plans.The FIFA officials then inspected ongoing construction work of the new National Futsal Stadium and therefore the training stadium, the condition of the Thuwunna Stadium and fitness center, dressing rooms at the stadium, and therefore the AFC Mini Pitch, which has been constructed with funds from the Asian Football Confederation.

Sagaing United, a Myanmar National League team, held a sponsorship ceremony yesterday morning for the 2020 season of the league at the outing Sports Bar in Novotel Max Hotel, Yangon.
CEO of the Myanmar National League, U Soe Moe Kyaw, chairman of Sagaing United, U Chit Myo Htike (Phoe Chit), U Yar Zar from Zaw Gyi Myanmar, Winner Sport director U Myo Paing Chit, MySports director Mr. Clint, football players, invited guests, and journalists attended the ceremony.The ceremony began with a gap address by the chairman of the eleven , U Myo Chit Htike (Phoe Chit).Next, Winner Sport director U Myo Paing Chit and U Yar Zar from Zaw Gyi Myanmar spoke about sponsoring the team.Afterwards, U Soe Moe Kyaw, CEO of the Myanmar National League, expressed his pleasure about the sponsorships.Next, officials signed sponsorship contracts and exchanged gifts with the eleven .
The ceremony concluded after the eleven officials posed for documentary photos.

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Ayeyawady United F.C. and Shan United F.C held yesterday at the Salin Stadium.The goal for Ayeyawady United was scored by Saung Oo Hlaing at the 22nd minute and therefore the goal for Shan United was scored by Thura Aung at the 42nd minute.In other matches yesterday, Chin United beat MFF by 3-1, Yaw Myay was defeated by Kachin United by 1-2, and Yadanarbon F.C. claimed a 5-0 convert Zwekapin F.C.The other matches of Week-1 of the tourney will continue on 15 and 16 January.On 15 January, Southern Myanmar will compete against Yangon United ,Rakhine United will against Chinland F.C On 16 January, Mawyawadi F.C. will play against Silver Stars at the Salin Stadium, Magwe F.C. will compete against ISPE F.C. at the South Dagon Stadium, and Hantharwady United will combat Myawady F.C. at the Padonmar Stadium.All the matches are going to be played at 3:30 pm on the scheduled dates.

The Ministry of Health and Sports, the Ministry of Education, and therefore the Myanmar Football Federation on Sunday held the second coordination meeting on organizing the FIFA Football for Schools Programme this month at the Novotel Max Yangon.At the meeting, President of the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) U Zaw Zaw explained the plan for launching the FIFA Football for Schools Programme on 31 January and said the producers are cooperating with ministries to extend opportunities for enjoying football altogether states and regions.He also promised to assist students, teachers, physical training coaches, referees, and match supervisors with techniques.The MFF president also involved provision of stadiums and facilities and for cooperation with parents and city elders, local officials, and TFAs.Afterwards, Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe said his ministry would cooperate with MoE and MFF to develop youth footballers’ skills over the end of the day .Union Minister Dr Myo Thein Gyi also said the Education Ministry is cooperating with MFF for youth football competitions.

Shan United F.C Champions League against Philippines football club Ceres Negros.The match between Shan United and Ceres Negros will start at 7:30 pm (Philippine Time) on 14 January at Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.Eight Shan United officials have accompanied 18 players for the tourney.Shan United will occupy The Armada Hotel in Manila during their stay within the Philippines, consistent with a politician statement issued by the team.Looking back on last year’s AFC Cup once they were placed in Group G, Ceres Negros F.C. beat Shan United at Shan United’s home stadium by a decisive 5-0 score.Therefore the upcoming match promises to be an exciting one.The winning team will play an road game against Port F.C. of Thailand within the preliminary stage 2 match scheduled on 21 January.

Yangon United secured a 2-1 narrow convert Chin United in their first match of the MPT Myanmar National League 2020 yesterday at the Yangon United Sports Complex in Yangon.
Chin United, who were relegated from Myanmar National League II, showcased their best style in yesterday’s match against Yangon United.Faced with the huge defense put up by Chin United, Yangon United found it hard to attain their leading goal.With stylish play, Yangon United earned their first goal at 24 minutes, and therefore the goal was scored by striker Than Paing over an assist from teammate Maung Maung Lwin.Chin United soon equalized the score with a goal by Kyaw Min than simply before the top of the primary half.Yangon United still found it hard to attain more goals as Chin United put up a robust defense. Yangon United missed a scoring opportunity at 63 minutes when the Chin United goalkeeper blocked Than Paing’s goal attempt. Yangon United’s Emmanuel scored the winning goal for the team at 83 minutes, with an assist from Nyein Chan Aung. At the ultimate whistle, Yangon United was leading by one goal. After their first match, Yangon United is within the third place on the standing table with three points, and therefore the team will next play Zwekapin United on 19 January at Thuwunna stadium.

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In preparation for the 3rd round qualification of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s football competition, the Myanmar national women’s eleven will play friendly matches against the Thailand team on 25 and 28 January at the Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay.Entry to the friendly matches are going to be free for fans, consistent with a press release issued by the Myanmar Football Federation. Team Myanmar will meet South Korea and Viet Nam teams in A matches of the 3rd round qualification of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. If team Myanmar pass the 3rd round qualifiers, they’re going to enter the playoff stage for the qualification to the Tokyo Olympics. Team Myanmar comprises 28 footballers and 26 players are selected for the friendly match against team Thailand, consistent with the MFF. U Khin Maung Htwe will lead the team as temporary head coach, it stated. Veteran strikers Khin Moe Wai, Win Theingi Tun, and youth players Myat Noe Khin, Yi Yi Oo, July Kyaw, and Nu Nu are selected on the team, consistent with a press release released yesterday by the Myanmar Football Federation.




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