More than 30 local coaches participated in a Premier Skills football training clinic at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon from February 27 to March 4, organised by the English Premier League, the British Council and the Myanmar Football Federation.
Macedonian striker Riste Naumov netted a brace to ensure Myanmar Football Federation Cup winners Ayeyarwady United returned home from Vientiane, Laos, with a valuable away-point in the 12th AFC Cup 2015 group stage, following the side’s 2-2 draw with Lao Toyota FC on February 25.
Myanmar National League champion Yadanarbon FC crashed out of the Asian Champion’s League qualifying last week after losing 6-5 on penalties to Warriors FC of Singapore, the current S-League title-holders.
Aiming for an impressive debut on the world scene, Myanmar’s Under-20 men’s football team will undergo training bouts and play a series of friendly matches in Europe in preparation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, to be held in New Zealand from May 25 to June 20.
Basketball players from China and Myanmar celebrated the New Year and over a century of cooperation between the two countries with a good-will tournament in Bogyoke Aung San Stadium from December 27 to January 1.