The first game to be televised under a new deal struck between the Myanmar National League and Myawaddy Television will be screened on July 25, and will show second-place Ayeyawady United strive to keep the season alive when they host Yangon United – leaders of the MNL-1 by 11 points.
International Mixed Martial Arts came to Myanmar on July 18, as Yangon’s Thuwunna Indoor Stadium hosted Bibiano Fernandes’ successful defence of his One Championship World Bantamweight division title with a clear third-round knockout against Finland’s Toni Tauru.
The Myanmar Football Federation held a tournament at Thuwanna Training Centre in Yangon from July 13 to 16 to choose new players for the men’s under-19 national football team to participate in international competitions.
The General Aung San Shield 2015 round of 16 matches were held at Aung San and Thuwanna stadiums in Yangon from July 11 to 14, with Myanmar National League leaders Yangon United among the losing sides that will not advance to the quarterfinals.
Myanmar hosted the Asian Junior Wrestling Championships 2015 at Thuwunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw from July 9 to 12, but the home team failed to win any medals at the tournament.