Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Ayeyawady AFC dream hopeless says coach Kyaw Lwin

One lucky miscued strike from Bengaluru captain Sunil Chhetri has left Ayeyawady United’s chances of progressing beyond the group stages of this year’s AFC Cup forlorn, or so coach Kyaw Lwin believes.

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The Python Returns

Back in January when Aung La Nsang returned to his homeland for the first time in nearly 13 years he was at told at Yangon International Airport that his luggage had been misplaced. That is the only thing the mixed martial arts fighter known as the “Burmese Python” intends to lose in Myanmar.

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Card Call: Meet the fighters at ONE: Union of Warriors

While the nation is primed for the return to the ring of Myanmar's own Aung La Nsang, there are quite a few other fighters preparing to make their names known at Thuwanna Stadium this weekend. Meet some of the other fighters – formidable and up-and-coming stars – to keep an eye on at One Championship's Union of Warriors.

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Building Asia’s homegrown champions

When ONE Championship first came to Myanmar in July 2015 its arrival was arguably the largest single-sport event to have landed in the Golden Land and marked another step in the nation’s engagement with the international community

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Friendship before fights

Why Myanmar's top two lethwei stars refuse to fight

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‘The Archangel’ Engelen has Christian Lee in his sights

While homegrown Myanmar champion Aung La Nsang – “The Burmese Python” – will be the centre of attention on March 18, many will also be watching the featherweight contest between Christian “The Warrior” Lee and Dutchman Anthony “The Archangel” Engelen.

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Football tournament makes a comeback

Pyinmana's Paunglaung football invitational tournament may be returning to Myanmar’s heartland.

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Who can stop Yadanarbon?

Yadanarbon FC continues to lead the 2016 Myanmar National League after beating nearest rival Hantharwady United 3-1 on March 13 at Aung San Stadium.

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Hend becomes True champion

Australian Scott Hend held off a fast-finishing Piya Swangarunporn of Thailand to win the True Thailand Classic presented by Chang by one shot yesterday.

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Returning fighters lead Thailand into modern day martial arts

Former three-time Lumpinee champion in Muay thai Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke went home to Thailand recently after living and working in Singapore to grace a press conference for ONE Championship’s “Kingdom of Champions” fight card which takes place May 27 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok.

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Yadanarbon
11 17 29
11 8 21
Ayeyarwady United
11 3 20
11 10 19
11 1 16
Chin United
11 1 15
Zwekapin United
11 2 14
Zeyar Shwe Myay
11 -3 13
11 6 12
Rakhine United
11 -3 11
Horizon FC
11 -21 5
11 -21 4
Last Updated - 7 April 2016
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Manaw Myay
11 24 26
GFA
11 12 26
Nay Pyi Taw FC
11 13 20
Myawady FC
11 14 19
Mawyawadi FC
11 4 19
Mahar United
11 6 18
University FC
11 -3 15
City Stars
11 -6 12
Dagon FC
11 -2 11
United of Thanlyin
11 -9 11
Silver Stars
11 -23 4
Pong Gan
11 -30 1
Last Updated - 7 April 2016