The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 23 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Youth teams clash with an eye to the future

The U23 Southeast Asian Games squad may have ran out the victors 3-1 on May 10, when they met the U20 side preparing for the FIFA U20 World Cup, but in a sign of the relative strengths of the two Myanmar age-group sides the U20s used the match to give some valuable game time to their second-string line-up.

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Ayeyawady seek AFC Cup away win for home draw

Ayeyawady United and Yadanarbon go into today’s final AFC Cup group games with very different agendas: The former will try find a way to an away win, thereby securing a home fixture in the Round of 16, while the latter are playing only for pride and experience.

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Myanmar lose out in ASEAN cup final

Myanmar women’s football team fell at the last hurdle on May 10 when they were defeated 3-2 by Thailand in the final of the ASEAN Football Federation championship played at Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam.

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U20 team to face SEA Games squad

Myanmar’s U20 side will face off today against their elders, the U23 team that will soon depart to contest the Southeast Asian Games. 

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Yangon Pythons feed the game

The symbiotic relationship between a team of hockey- playing expats and the Myanmar Hockey Federation took another step forward over the weekend when a mixed-gender team representing the Yangon Pythons faced up against a squad of Myanmar national players who missed the cut for this year’s Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

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Myanmar women beat Aussies to reach ASEAN final

Myanmar’s women last night sought an unprecedented third ASEAN Football Federation Championship title when they took on Thailand in the tournament final.

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Mayweather vs Pacquaio: ‘Bargain of the Century’

Some were said to have paid upward of US$400,000 to watch the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio. But fight fans in Myanmar don’t think it’s worth 40 cents.

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Brilliant Win inspires Myanmar

Win Theingi Tun opened with a brace to help Myanmar women overcome a Malaysian side 4-0 yesterday at Ho Chi Minh City’s Thong Nhat Stadium, a result that qualified them from Group B of the AFF Women’s Championship to reach the semi-finals.

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Myo Win Aung eyes three-in-a-row

The colourfully trousered Myo Win Aung will today start his campaign to secure back-to-back wins on the 2015 Myanmar Golf Tour which he hopes will act as a launchpad onto the international scene.

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Archers’ aim for gold takes team to S Korea

Final preparations for next month’s Southeast Asian Games are under way as Myanmar’s archery team take flight to South Korea for a training camp ahead of the Singapore competition that will be held from June 10 to 14 at the Kallang Cricket Field.

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