Monday, September 25, 2017

Yadanarbon, Istiklol march through to President’s Cup final

Victories over teams from Palestine and Bhutan propelled Yadanarbon through the group stage of the Asian Football Confederation’s President’s Cup in Yangon.


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English boxer’s Myanmar plans on hold

Sean Bardoe’s plan to fight in Myanmar under traditional boxing rules has had its setbacks: His first kickboxing fight in Thailand last year ended in a bone-breaking defeat that put his 40-year-old body’s recuperative abilities under the microscope.

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Assistant, fitness coaches fired after AFC Challenge Cup debacle

Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) has wielded the axe following the national side’s early departure from the AFC Challenge Cup qualifying round last week, with the assistant coach and fitness coach both fired.

 

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Boxing coach shows trainees the ropes

Fifty-five boxers are attending a training camp at Yangon’s Thuwanna Youth Training Centre to prepare them for bouts in April, May and July, said head coach Mr Osmar Marino.

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Myanmar’s AFC Challenge Cup bid ends in 3-1 loss to Palestine

Myanmar's hopes of contesting the 2012 Asian Football Confederation’s Challenge Cup finals next year were ruthlessly extinguished by a strong Palestine team at the Thuwanna Stadium in Yangon on March 25.
 

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FIFA president opens Mandalay academy

Sepp Blatter, president of football’s international governing body, FIFA, last week visited Myanmar to officially open the Mandalay Football Academy.

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U-23 side crashes out of Olympic qualifying

The new coach of the men’s under-23 national team was upbeat last week despite watching his side lose a two-leg 2012 Olympic Games qualifying tie against India in heartbreaking circumstances.

 

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FIFA boss to visit Myanmar mid-March

The president of FIFA, football’s international governing body, is set to visit Myanmar on March 15 to attend the opening ceremony of Mandalay Football Academy.

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Equestrian comp held to mark independence day

Almost 60 riders from across the country took part in an equestrian competition held in Yangon last week to mark the 63rd anniversary of Independence Day.

 

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AFC finals to begin in Yangon

AFC finals to begin in YangonMYANMAR’S bid to host the AFC Presidents Cup finals, starting on July 24, has been successful, edging out fellow competitors Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

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TeamGPGDPTS
10 19 20
10 10 22
Yadanarbon
10 6 21
Ayeyawady United
10 5 15
Rakhine United
10 0 14
Magwe FC
10 -2 13
Zwekapin United
10 -4 13
Nay Pyi Taw FC
10 -8 9
10 -6 8
10 -6 7
Chin United
10 -7 7
GFA FC
10 -7 6
Last Updated - 1 April 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