Sunday, July 24, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Shan United face tough test in Yangon

A preview of the weekends Ooredoo Myanmar National League matches, including a tough matchup as Shan United travels to Yangon nursing a two-game win streak

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Golden Belt Championship returns to Yangon

Myanmar traditional lethwei’s Golden Belt Championship 2016 will be held on June 25 to July 10 at Thein Phyu Stadium. Organised by H&S group, a video production group for lethwei, and the Myanmar Boxing Federation, the tournament will feature some of Myanmar’s biggest – and smallest – stars.

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Paung Laung disagreement

This month the “People’s Paung Laung Stadium” hosts the return of the Pyinmana Invitational Cup, but for Ohn Lwin and other former footballers of Pyinmana the stadium’s name reeks of bitter irony.

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Rivalry ends in war of – words?

While the season-end result of May 12’s highly anticipated grudge-match was all but decided before kick-off, another question remained to be answered: Would the fans behave?

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Is it over?

Game 13 of a 22-match season may seem early to declare a winner but after a 2-1 win away to Yangon United, Yadanarbon have stretched their lead over their nearest rivals to 13 points.

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Top two brace for epic clash

This weekend the titans of Yadanarbon visit the behemoths of Yangon United, making them both look normal sized. But despite such paraphrasing of Mitchell and Webb, there can be no doubt that in the proverbial freshly marbled halls of the still young Myanmar National League these two clubs stand to the fore – giants among their counterparts.

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Myanmar secure first win under Zeise

It was held at 3pm on a Monday work-day, so not many people saw it, but Myanmar’s national team won yesterday at Thuwunna YTC Stadium and won convincingly, putting three goals past Hong Kong with no response.

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Phyan Thwe looks first-class

He may be Myanmar’s most successful fighter to transfer from lethwei to mixed martial arts, but Tha Pyay Nyo was taught a lesson in the nation’s traditional fight sport when he lost to a fighter making his first steps into lethwei’s first-class ranks on June 5.

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Myanmar women will take lessons from loss: Reijners

Myanmar’s women’s football side succumbed to a heavy loss on Saturday as they went down 5-0 in the first of their two-game series with South Korea.

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Myanmar show fight ... in stands

Once again unfortunately the only netting in danger at Myanmar’s Thuwunna YTC Stadium on June 3 was the one which surrounds the pitch to protect it from missiles.

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TeamGPGDPTS
Yadanarbon
18 48 47
18 8 32
18 15 30
18 5 29
Zeyar Shwe Myay
18 6 29
18 13 28
Ayeyawady United
18 5 28
Zwekapin United
18 4 24
Chin United
18 -10 19
18 -24 13
Rakhine United
18 -12 12
Horizon FC
18 -35 6
Last Updated - 19 July 2016
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
18 44 45
GFA
18 20 42
Nay Pyi Taw FC
18 29 38
Mahar United
17 18 33
Mawyawadi FC
18 5 29
Myawady FC
16 20 28
University FC
16 -17 17
Dagon FC
17 -9 16
City Stars
18 -13 16
United of Thanlyin
17 -27 11
Silver Stars
17 -33 10
Pong Gan
18 -37 6
Last Updated - 19 July 2016