The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Region’s chinlone players stand together

Thailand ’s chinlone squad have arrived in Mandalay to train in advance of June’s Southeast Asian Games and the Myanmar Chinlone Federation is covering the cost of their neighbourly rivals’ visit.

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Mates in arms

Mateship and remembrance were the words that summed up the Myanmar Fighting Cocks recent ANZAC Cup tour to challenge the Thailand Tigers.

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Laos to visit Myanmar in the gentle way

Laos has sent 3 judokas, along with a Japanese coach, to train with Myanmar's 32-strong judo squad ahead of the 28th Southeast Asian Games next month.

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All or nothing in Ayeyawady’s next AFC match-up

Ayeyawady United will face either Johor Darul Ta’zim of Malaysia or Kitchee of Hong Kong in the AFC Cup Round of 16 on May 27.

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Slovakia the next stop for Lethwei stars

Lethwei  stars Maung “Too” Too and Ya Tagon will travel to Slovakia to face combat in the city of Banska Bystrica on May 15 in an event being billed as the “European Premiere of Lethwei”.

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Delta strike force secure Last 16

Ten-man Ayeyawady completed an astonishing comeback at Thuwunna’s Youth Training Centre Stadium in Yangon yesterday to beat Lao Toyota 4-3 and guarantee qualification for the last 16 of the AFC Cup.

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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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