Hantharwady United FC stood first at the standing table of MPT Myanmar National League-MNL 2020 after Week-12, consistent with the league’s social media.
After playing 10 matches , Hantharwady United led the competition followed by Ayeyawady United in second place and Yangon United in third place Shan United is in fourth place, Rakhine United in fifth place, Yadanarbon FC in sixth place with and Sagaing United in seventh place, Magwe FC is in eighth place, ISPE in ninth place and Southern Myanmar FC in tenth place.Hantharwady United won ISPE 1-0, Yangon United beat Yadanabon 3-1, Shan United won Sagaing United 5-1, Southern Myanmar and Ayayawady United drew with 1-1, and Magwe and Rakhine United tied with 2-2 in Week-12.Week-13 matches are going to be played on 3 and 4 September, and therefore the matches are Southern Myanmar – Hantharwady United, ISPE FC – Yadanarbon FC, Magwe FC – Ayayawady United, Sagaing United – Yangon United, and Rakhine United – Shan United.
Defending champion Shan United’s hope for defending their championship title for 2020 Myanmar National League season is still active with a decisive 4-0 win over famous Yangon United at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon yesterday. The win is a seventh consecutive win for the defending champion in this season. Head coach U Aung Naing’s Shan United lined up with essential players including Nyein Chan, Ye Min Thu, Keeper Myo Min Latt, Zwe Thet Paing, Nanda Kyaw and Hein Thiha Zaw. In the meantime, head coach U Min Tun Lin’s Yangon United lined up with essential players goalie and captain Kyaw Zin Htet, Emmanuel, Maung Maung Lwin, Maung Maung Win, Kyi Lin, Kaung Htet Soe, Htike Htike Aung and Yan Naing Oo. Both teams played hesitatively in early minutes. But Shan United found a leading goal with a surprise score of Maximin at 25 minutes. The goal gave confidence to Shan United and second goal was scored by Nanda Kyaw at 37 minutes.
Shan United led two goals ahead of Yangon United at the break. Second half saw a better play of Shan United. Yangon United played roughly and Shan United got a penalty kick at 50 minutes. The penalty was successfully kicked by Shan United’s Keith to bring the third goal for his team. Yangon United tried to destroy their nightmare on the pitch but its strikers could not convert their chances to goals. The 4-0 victory was for the defending champion after Zin Min Tun’s goal scored at 77-minute mark. “Firstly, I would like to congratulate Shan United. They played brilliantly throughout the match. My team needs more preparation for improvement. Defenders could not control the Shan United’s attack and some of my players hesitated for making challenges against their opponents. With seven points different with top-class teams, my team is not sure to become a Champion but in football, everything is possible and we will try our best,” said Yangon United head coach U Min Tun Lin.
It was not an easy game for us as Yangon is a big team. My team was not right before 25 minutes but they could play better with strong motivation after garnering a first goal. Our team’s victory proved that practice makes perfect. I trained them well and they could follow my rules. I will focus on every win in upcoming matches, said Shan United head coach U Aung Naing. Shan United jumps to third place position while Yangon United fell to the fourth position of the standing table after yesterday’s match result
Thet Tun Aung, defender of the Rakhine United, will miss the upcoming Week-10 of Myanmar National League 2020 match against Ayeyawady United, consistent with the statement by the Myanmar National League. The Rakhine United vs Magwe FC match are going to be played at 4 pm on 25 March at Yangon United Sports Complex in Yangon. The reason the defender will miss the match against Ayeyawady United is because he was fined three yellow cards within the previous national league matches. Thet Tun Aung may be a reliable defender of the Rakhine United and he has played all nine matches for his team. Currently Rakhine United stands within the fifth place with 15 points earning and Ayeyarwady United remains garnering the second place with 23 points secured.
Ernest Aboubacar Congo will miss the Week-10 of Myanmar National League 2020.The Yangon United vs Magwe match are going to be played at 4 pm on 14 March at Yangon United Sports Complex in Yangon. The reason he will miss the match against Magwe FC is because he was fined three yellow cards within the previous MNL matches. Defender Aboubacar may be a former Burkina Faso footballer and he took part within the African Cup 2017. In 2017, AS FAR football club signed him with a loan deal. Next Aboubacar moved to Yangon United in 2019.
The 27-year-old defender Aboubacar had played for Yangon United in 9 matchs within the Myanmar National League and he’s one among the key defenders for the Yangon United FC. Currently, Yangon United is now standing in the third place and Magwe FC is standing in the eighth place .
The Ayeyawady United U-21 team is now leading the 2020 U-21 Myanmar National League, the 9 matches it’s played, Ayeyawady has won eight and conceded to at least one draw to secure 25 points. Next to Ayeyawady is Yandanarbon with two points but Ayeyawady, with seven wins, two losses and one attract ten matches played. Meanwhile, the Institute of Sports and Physical Education (ISPE) FC is in third place with a point under Yadanarbon FC. Next, Shan United FC is within the fourth place with 21 points from seven wins, and two losses and Myawady FC is fifth on the standing table. Chin Land FC is within the sixth place with six wins, one draw, and three losses, and Yangon United is within the seventh place with five wins, three draws, and two losses. There are 19 teams competing within the tourney, and Mawyawadi FC is currently at rock bottom with 1 point from no wins and one draw result.
Owing to the matriculations exam being held across Myanmar this month, the fixture of University FC and Magwe U-21 FC was shifted to 8 April, according to the organizers of the league. A hat trick of Yadanarbon FC youth star Kaung Khant Kyaw has assisted Yadanarbon U-19 FC in celebrating their big win over Chinland FC by 4-0 in U-19 Myanmar National League match. The match was an honest one with back and forth efforts employed by both side players.
There was a gap goal for Yadanarbon United at 13 minutes and therefore the goal was scored by Yadanarbon youngster Kaung Khant Kyaw. Owing to a goal loss, Chinland forced more open attacks for his or her equalizer. However, Yadanarbon found their another goal at half-hour and Kaung Khant Kyaw scored the goal. The first half is end with two goals socres by Yadanarbon FC. Yadanarbon squad still dominated all the last half with overpower play and long ball passes.
Yadanarbon FC got the third goal at 50 minutes, scored by Zayar Soe. Yadanarbon did not reduce their tempo and were eager for more goals to get their fourth or final goal at 54 minutes. Kaung Khant Kyaw again conceded it.
Yadanarbon is played only defence side in later parts of the minutes so Chinland couldn’t get their needed goals ultimate whistle.In another match of the U-19 Myanmar National League, Yangon United beat ISPE FC by 3-0 and Yaw Myay FC made a narrow 1-0 convert Sagaing United. Rakhine United trounced Sagaing United 5-0 during a match of U-21 Myanmar National League, played yesterday at Yangon United Sports Complex in Yangon. The winning goals for Rakhine United were scored by Myat Naing, Than Kyaw Htay, and Eric Ko. Both teams played energetically from the kick-off to score the opening goal.
The first goal for Rakhine United was scored by Myat Naing at 24 minutes. The first half was ended with a 1-0 win for Rakhine United. More goals were seen in the second half. Than Kyaw Htay netted the second goal for Rakhine United at 62 minutes. Rakhine United scored for their 2 goals instantly by Eric KO and Than Kyaw Htay at 84′ and 85′. the last final goal for Rakhine United is scored by Myat Naing at 90′. In another match of the U-19 Myanmar National League, Yangon United secured a 2-0 win over Myawady FC.The winning goals for Yangon United were scored by Ye Htay at 49 minutes and Min Hein Htet at 87 minutes. Junior Lions FC secured an enormous 11-0 convert Yaw Myay FC within the Week-7 match of the MPT Myanmar National League II 2020, played yesterday at the Padonmar Stadium in Yangon. Junior Lions have fared well in the league and managed to create solid scoring opportunities in yesterday’s match. Junior Lions got their opening goal at 10 minutes, and the goal was scored by youth player Nyi Nyi. The second goal for Junior Lions was scored by Wai Yan Soe at 13 minutes.Zaw Win Thein scored the third goal for the team at 17 minutes, and the fourth goal was scored by Nyi Nyi at 24 minutes. Again, Zaw Win Thein scored the fifth goal at 32 minute. Nyi Nyi scored the sixth goal at 41 minutes.Junior Lions led the primary half the match by 6-0. The last half was again dominated by Junior Lions, with players looking forward to more goals. Taking advantage of weaknesses in the defense line of Yaw Myay FC, Junior Lion’s Zaw Win Thein scored the seventh goal for the team at 53 minutes. Nyi Nyi scored 8th goal for Junior Lions at 54′. Zaw Win Thein scored the ninth goal at 60 minutes, and Nyi Nyi scored the tenth goal at 63 minutes.Lamin Htwe scored the eleventh goal at 68 minutes.After the big victory,
Junior Lions FC is standing on the table of the MNL II. The team has won all six matches it’s played thus far , garnering 18 points. Junior Lions will next play against Myawady FC. The team has a chance to be the half season champion if it secures a draw against Myawady In MNL Derby.