Myanmar did their Southeast Asian neighbours Vietnam a favour in their final AFC Women’s Olympic Football Qualifying Second Round game by beating Chinese Taipei 3-1 and thereby sending the Golden Girls to Japan for the third and final round on the road to Rio.
A Singaporean man described by state prosecutors as “a criminal match-fixer extraordinaire” was sentenced to four years in jail on September 21 for conspiring to rig a match in the recent Southeast Asian Games.
Myanmar’s under-16s football side finished on a high yesterday with a 10-0 victory over Guam at their tough AFC U16 Qualifying Group J tournament in Vietnam but will miss out on reaching the finals in India later this year.
Yangon United could have clinched the title on Week 18 but instead fell at home to second-place Yadanarbon. The defeat was the side’s first of the 2015 campaign, yet on a topsy-turvy weekend for the Myanmar National League, the result wasn’t even the shock of the day.<
Head coach of Myanmar’s national women’s football team has called on the authorities to make good on their promise of regular competitive football for her players following their 2-1 defeat at the hands of neighbours Thailand.
Thet Thet Win has called on her players to up their game for tonight’s Olympic derby with neighbours Thailand. Despite a 2-0 win in their opening match with Jordan at Mandalay’s Mandalar Thiri Stadium on September 14 she insists her team will need to be more clinical in their performance.
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