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Mandalay footballers to get their old pitch back

No 2 (global)

Myitmakha News Agency Mandalay, September 6 – a sports field in downtown Mandalay between 35th and 71st streets, on which currently stands the temporary Mingalar Market, will reportedly be rebuilt once the market has been taken down, according to the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC). The temporary market was erected to provide a place of trading for displaced sellers after …

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New coach for national futsal squad to be appointed before October, says MFF

NO 3

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, August 19 – the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) is reportedly making efforts to connect with Asian, European and Latin American futsal football coaches in a bid for the Myanmar National Futsal Team to benefit from expertise of international professionals. The CVs of coaches from Iran, Portugal and Brazil are allegedly being reviewed by the governing body …

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Destination known: Myanmar squad to train in Germany and Hungary before Suzuki Cup

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, August 11 – the Myanmar National Football Team with train in Germany and Hungary for six-weeks in the run-up to the forthcoming 2016 ASEAN Suzuki Cup, the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) has announced. The trip is the efforts of the Gerd Friedrich, the squad’s coach, together with the Myanmar Football Federation. “We’ll travel to train in …

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Players from MNL sourced for ASEAN University Games

No 2

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, July 7 – seven young players from teams of the Myanmar National League (MNL) have reportedly been selected to play for Myanmar University F.C which will compete at the ASEAN University Games in Singapore. “We haven’t selected players from every club, just those young players from the MNL which are attending university. Twenty-two players will travel [to …

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Myanmar National Football Team will be trained in Europe: MMF

N0 6 (1)

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, June 28 – plans are reportedly in place for the Myanmar National Football Team to be trained in Europe during the second week of September prior to their entrance into the Suzuki Cup 2016. German coach, Gerd Zeise, is currently training the squad once a week and is planning to take them to Europe for further training and exposure once …

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Sports Colleges to open in Monywa and Loikaw

Myitmakha News Agency Naypyidaw, June 23 – the Ministry of Health and Sports has revealed plans to open Sports Colleges in both Monywa, Sagaing Region, and Loikaw, Kayah State. “Sports Colleges in Yangon, Mandalay, Mawlamyine and Taunggyi have been opened to nurture a new generation of athletes for Myanmar’s Sports Federations. Plans are also in place for the opening of …

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MMF pushes for establishment of Township Football Federations

N0 6

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, June 20 – a meeting of executive committee members of the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) has concluded with agreement to the formation of football federations at township level across states and regions around the country. “The forming of football federations in every township is in a bid to improve the level of football in the country and to boost physical and intellectual development of Myanmar …

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Russia Vs. Myanmar Lethwei Thingyan Challenger Fight

NO 1

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, February 21 – Myanmar Media Group has made it known they will hold a Myanmar Vs. Russian lethwei challenger fight event at the Thein Phyu Lethwei stadium this April 2. Die-hard lethwei fans will have to attend the event in person though if they wish to catch the action live, according to U Wanna, the managing director of Myanmar Media …

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‘Heroes Vs. Samurais’, Myanmar-Japanese boxing match comes to Yangon

NO 1 (1)(1)

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, February 10 – a ‘Heroes Vs Samurais’ titled Myanmar-Japanese traditional boxing bout will be held in Myanmar’s business capital of Yangon, it is known from competition organizations. The aforementioned event is being hosted by the Myanmar Lethwei Federation and organized by Myanmar Media Management and Naing Moe Entertainment, while MPT is known to be the main financial …

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Back of the net sponsor deal for 2016 Myanmar National League

Myitmakha News Agency Yangon, February 4 – the Myanmar Football Federation has revealed that they have scored a K3 billion sponsorship deal for the current 2016 football season. The main financial backers of the aforementioned sponsorship deal are the telecommunications company Ooredoo, together with television and radio broadcasters.

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