The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Best not enough for Southern

Regular observers of Myanmar football might have expected a whitewash when Best United succumbed to Southern Myanmar 2-0 at the Aung San Stadium on April 27, but at times the minnows threatened to pull off the first upset of the General Aung San Shield.

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Rakhine rampant in first round Dagon clash

A hat-trick from Jordan Ayuba helped top-flight Rakhine United overcome their lower league opponents Dagon FC 4-1 in the opening round of this year’s General Aung San Shield, the Myanmar Football Federation’s senior knockout competition.

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No Happiness for Yadanarbon FC

Yadanarbon FC general secretary Aung Htun Oo is awaiting a response from the Asian Football Confederation following his team’s complaint over the circumstances that saw star defender Happiness Okapechi refused entry to the Philippines for the April 15 AFC Cup clash with Global FC.

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Two-Two in Thailand for Myanmar women

Myanmar's senior women’s football team impressed with a 2-2 draw away to Thailand at the Thai Port Stadium, Bangkok, having come back from an early goal before giving away a late penalty.

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Revamped General Aung San Shield tournament kicks off

The first matches of the re-launched General Aung San Shield football tournament were held in Yangon on April 25, with Hantharwady United confronting Pong Gan FC at Aung San Stadium, and Horizon FC at variance with Mawyawadi FC at Thuwunna Youth Training Centre.

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Washington to kick back

American fighter Cyrus Washington will return to Myanmar in July to face one-time Asian Muay Champion Maung Too – the 2013 SEA Games Muay gold medallist – who now goes by the fight moniker Too Too.

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Myanmar's Road to Russia begins in Laos

Myanmar have been drawn in Group G of the FIFA World Cup 2018 and AFC Asian Cup 2019 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round Two, and will begin facing Laos in Vientiane on June 11.

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When Saturday Comes

Try your hand at predicting the winner of the General Aung San 2015 Shield! Enter the Myanmar Times Fantasy Bracket Competition. Download Entry Form here»

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SEA Games Squad Looks East

Players competing to represent Myanmar U23 in Singapore entered a Yangon-based training camp, following last week’s draw for the Southeast Asian Games football tournament on June’s 28th.

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MMT Fantasy Football Competiton

Try your hand at predicting the winner of the General Aung San 2015 Shield! Enter the Myanmar Times Fantasy Bracket Competition. Download Entry Form here»

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