Monday, May 02, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Another first round win for Tun Tun Min

The difficulties to find opponents worthy of the destructive Tun Tun Min and Too Too continued this weekend as they made short work of their Russian lethwei champion opponents.

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Teams justle before Thingyan break

After the Myanmar Derby kicked off the final weekend of the first half of the Myanmar National League, the nation’s other top sides battled it out to put themselves in the best position possible for the post-Thingyan restart on May 21.

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Derby day brings out best and worst

Bahtoo Stadium witnessed the best and the worst of Myanmar football as league leaders Yadanarbon’s triumph over historic rivals Yangon United was marred by projectiles once again raining down on the opposition keeper.

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Battle for Bahtoo

Supporters have a history of letting emotion get the better of them on Myanmar’s derby day. That’s unlikely to change

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Can Myanmar finally take control of their own destiny?

Win, lose or draw tonight Gerd Zeise’s men may yet progress to the third round of qualifying for the next Asian Cup. A win would guarantee Myanmar’s advance as one of the four-best fourth-place teams in the joint 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup second round of qualification.

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Thailand closer to being first independent ASEAN at a World Cup

No Southeast Asian nation has competed at the men’s football World Cup final since Indonesia featured as the Dutch East Indies in 1938. While Myanmar attempt to struggle their way to a best-performing fourth-place finish in this year’s second round of Asian qualifiers, neighbours Thailand have made the final Asian qualifying stage for the 2018 World Cup.

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Russian fighters meet the real deal in Myanmar

Expectations for this weekend’s big fight between two Russian lethwei artists and Myanmar’s leading stars are high but Too Too says he is not worried because he is the real deal.

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In Pictures: 2nd MTF President’s Cup BANDO Competition

The second President’s Cup in bando – a central discipline of Myanmar’s traditional martial arts or thaing – got under way yesterday at Aung San Indoor Stadium.

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Big spenders China face early World Cup exit

China’s spending power has taken football by storm but the national team is facing more World Cup heartache heading into a qualifying showdown tonight.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
11 17 29
Hantharwady Utd
11 8 21
Ayeyarwady United
11 3 20
Yangon United
11 10 19
11 1 16
11 1 15
Zwekapin United
11 2 14
Zeyar Shwe Myay
11 -3 13
11 6 12
Rakhine United
11 -3 11
Horizon FC
11 -21 5
Southern Myanmar
11 -21 4
Last Updated - 7 April 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
11 24 26
GFA
11 12 26
Nay Pyi Taw FC
11 13 20
Myawady FC
11 14 19
Mawyawadi FC
11 4 19
Mahar United
11 6 18
University FC
11 -3 15
City Stars
11 -6 12
Dagon FC
11 -2 11
United of Thanlyin
11 -9 11
Silver Stars
11 -23 4
Pong Gan
11 -30 1
Last Updated - 7 April 2016