Wednesday, August 31, 2016
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Delivery for Mawlamyine

As early as 10am the heat of the concrete road sizzles and threatens to blister the skin. But clouds of dust are thrown up as 20-odd young men are being put through their paces, as one man’s voice resounds across the scorched earth of the nearby football field.

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Yangon sides advantaged by midweek cup?

The General Aung San Shield will return next week but the competition’s midweek format may well provide an advantage to Yangon-based teams in both the cup and league competitions.

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Lions roar but to no avail

A 3-2 win for Yangon United over visitors Maziya was not enough to see the Lions qualify for the next stage of the AFC Cup with South China’s walkover Mohun Bagan in the other Group G game, raising questions from both Marjan Sekulovski and his Maziya counterpart.

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Myanmar climbers set out on Sunday

Nyi Nyi Aung, Win Ko Ko and Pyae Phyoe Aung are set to begin their attempt on the world’s largest peak this weekend after Britons Kenton Cool and Robert Richard Lucas along with Mexican David Liaño Gonzalez became the first foreigners to summit Mount Everest since a deadly earthquake ended last year’s climbing season.

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Asian Tour must keep ‘independence’, says boss Kyi Hla Han

The head of Asia’s biggest golf tour said a proposed alliance with Europe cannot compromise its “independence and identity”, apparently ruling out a full-blown merger.

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Back on Tour

Myanmar Golf Tour tees off next week

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For the League, For the Nation

For the League, for the Nation: That’s the slogan of the Ooredoo Myanmar National League but it’s also a rallying cry that Yangon United coach Marjan Sekulovski hopes the country’s football fans will take to heart for this evening’s decisive AFC Cup clash with Maziya of the Maldives.

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Climbers to make Myanmar’s first Everest attempt

Nyi Nyi Aung, Win Ko Ko and Pyae Phyoe Aung are set to climb their way into the record books on May 15 as Myanmar’s first mountaineers to scale Mount Everest.

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To Bago and back

The Yangon-Bago-Yangon road race will put cyclists to the test on May 15, as part of the Myanmar Cycling Federation’s calendar of events.

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Another Myanmar golfer’s final-round fade

Yan Myo Aye fell apart in his last round at the Singha Hua Hin Open on the ASEAN PGA Tour, to drop from challenging for a top-10 finish to joint-26th. Home veteran Prayad Marksaeng continued his good form to secure another home win.

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Yadanarbon
22 34 54
22 18 40
22 9 39
Ayeyawady United
22 11 37
22 19 36
Zeyar Shwe Myay
22 5 34
22 -1 30
Zwekapin United
22 3 28
Chin United
22 -16 24
Rakhine United
22 -10 18
22 -32 14
Horizon FC
22 -40 7
Last Updated - 28 August 2016
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