The Myanmar Times
Monday, 26 January 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Koné keeps Yangon United on track

Yangon United FC has made a strong run through the AFC Cup on the foot of journeyman striker Adama Koné.



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Myanmar jumps in world rankings

March’s FIFA world-ranking saw Myanmar move up nine positions from 164 in the world to 155 with only three regional teams – Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines – in higher positions.

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Mixed results in AFC Cup

Malaysia Super League champions Kelantan FA thrashed Ayeyarwady United of the Myanmar National League 3-1 in the group stage of the AFC Cup at Thuwana Stadium in Yangon on March 13.



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Kempo inclusion irks Karate Federation

The Myanmar Karate Federation is criticising the inclusion of kempo in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games, claiming that it is taking too many athletes away from their chosen discipline.

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Park’s side punches ticket to the Maldives

Myanmar qualified for the final round of the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup in the Maldives after downing India 1-0 on March 6 in Yangon.



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Union Cup opens after exam delay

Despite rumours of further delays, the Union Cup opened at Nay Pyi Taw’s Wunna Theikdi Stadium on February 28 providing a test run for the upcoming 27th Southeast Asian Games set for December.

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Koné nets three in AFC rout

A second half hat-trick from Adama Koné ensured Yangon United would collect all three points in their AFC Cup opener as they handily beat Indonesian club Persibo Bojonegoro 3-0 in Yangon.


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Ministry move raises SEA Games doubts

The Ministry of Sports announced it had suspended the Union Cup, a Southeast Asian Games rehearsal event.



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Amateur boxers feature in Yuzana Garden City event

A two-day Myanmar traditional boxing event was held at Yuzana Garden City in Yangon’s Dagon Seikkan township to help nurture young boxing talent.


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Zayar Shwe Myay succumb to surprise loss in Mandalay

Yadanarbon fans left Ba Htoo Stadium satisfied after watching the Mandalay side demolish neighbouring Zayar Shwe Myay.

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