Pathein to Valencia: That is the journey some of Myanmar’s brightest footballing talents could one day make if Ayeyawady United’s proposed partnership with the UEFA Champions League side proves a success.
Raddy Avramovic, coach of Myanmar’s senior national side, has named the squad he will take to Bangkok for two home fixtures in Group G of the AFC’s second round qualification tournament jointly held for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup.
Fighters from the Swan KK gym in Mandalay demanded that fighters from Upper Myanmar be once again taken seriously as they won a challenge series on September 26 against Yangon’s White Blood gym at the Kandawgyi Lawn Arena in Mandalay.
Two young “next generation” fighters eager to make the step up the peak of their sport found out on September 27 that they are close but still lack the experience that will see them summit the world of lethwei.
Nay Pyi Taw FC
Zeyar Shwe Myay
Manaw Myay FC