Friday, January 20, 2017
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Beautiful AFF opener for Myanmar’s U-19 side in Vietnam

Myanmar 's under-19 squad got their 2016 AFF U-19 championships campaign off to a strong start yesterday, beating Indonesia 3-2 at the Vietnam youth training centre in Hanoi.

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Myanmar bodybuilders bring home two golds from Bhutan

All those extra reps and bottles of baby oil sure must seem worth it now, after Myanmar’s three-member bodybuilding team earned two gold medals in the 50th Asian Bodybuilding Championship, held from September 2 to 8 in Thimpu, Bhutan.

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Myanmar girls score gold in Taiwan

Though it has been a long time coming, Myanmar finally brought home gold.

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Nsang ‘confident’ ahead of fight

Myanmar MMA star Aung La Nsang appeared cool, calm and collected yesterday at a press conference with upcoming opponent Michal Pasternak.

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Burmese Python announces his return

He's coming back.
Aung La Nsang will travel home to the Golden Land on October 7 for a ONE Championship fight against Polish middleweight Michal Pasternak in Yangon’s Thuwunna Stadium. The winner of the fight is expected to compete for the ONE Championship middleweight title later this year. 

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Eight seasons in for MNL, three teams drop out

It was a great season for the Myanmar National League, but for three teams it was also the last. With eight seasons under its belt, the MNL will see its ranks contract, as Zwekapin United, Zeyar Shwe Myay and Manaw Myay announced that that they will close up shop before the start of next season.

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MPs to take Paung Laung fight to parliament

MPs representing constituencies in the nation’s capital have taken up the case of Paung Laung Stadium, and will raise the matter in both the upper and lower houses, Pyinmana representative U Than Soe Aung has said.

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Myanmar U-19 team loses in penalties

Myanmar dropped the third-place match in the KBZ Bank U-19 Cup, losing to rival Thailand in a penalty shoot-out 8-7 yesterday at Mandalar Thiri Stadium.

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Swing Golf tees off with new platform

Digital golf centre offers high-tech analysis – and brings Myanmar's players in out of the rain.

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Myanmar’s foreign football players score goals, unofficial tax breaks

The face of Myanmar football has changed since 2009, when hiring players from other countries became common practice. Today more than 50 foreign-born footballers don jerseys for Myanmar's 22 clubs, and But their contributions aren’t just on the field – they're also required by law to pay income taxes. But a Myanmar Times investigation has found regulatory confusion and a lack of transparency has meant that many players may not be paying enough, or at all.

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1 5 3
Zwekapin United
1 1 3
Ayeyawady United
1 1 3
1 1 3
Chin United
1 0 1
Yadanarbon
1 0 1
Rakhine United
1 0 1
1 0 1
1 -1 0
GFA
1 -1 0
Nay Pyi Taw FC
1 -1 0
Magwe FC
1 -5 0
Last Updated - 17 January 2017
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
22 51 52
GFA
22 21 49
Nay Pyi Taw FC
22 33 48
Mahar United
22 31 48
Myawady FC
22 23 36
Mawyawadi FC
22 1 35
City Stars
22 1 28
University FC
22 -17 23
Dagon FC
22 -11 20
Pong Gan
22 -37 12
United of Thanlyin
22 -47 11
Silver Stars
22 -49 10
Last Updated - 28 August 2016