Myanmar will host the Asian Football Confederation’s U-19 Championship from October 9 -23, with Yangon’s Thuwunna Youth Training Centre Stadium playing host to the semi-final, final and all of Myanmar’s games, with Nay Pyi Taw’s Wunna Theikdi stadium also holding games in the group stages and quarter-finals.
The first round of the MFF Ooredoo Cup drawn at the Myanmar Football Federation in Yangon on March 31 will feature six sides from the country’s second-tier division with top sides Yangon United and Naypyitaw FC not joining the competition until the fourth round.
Myanmar football fans set fire to a bill board and smashed stadium furniture during a riot that broke out after the national side was beaten by Indonesia in a SEA Games semi-final in Yangon on December 16.
Altogether 30 Myanmar cyclists are undergoing training for achieving success in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar, according to the Myanmar Cycling Federation Tuesday.
Cambodia will send some 209 athletes, including 63 females, to join the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Myanmar from Dec. 11 to 22.