The likely candidates for this season’s Myanmar National League – 1 relegation battle seem a little clearer after the weekend results. The games of Week 13 saw the current seventh, eighth and ninth-placed teams defeat the 10th, 11th and 12th-placed sides respectively.
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.
Nay Pyi Taw FC
Zeyar Shwe Myay
Manaw Myay FC