Kyi Soe Lin
NYAUNGLAYBIN Township authority hosted the Township Sports Development Committee Shield football tournament on Thursday, which is part of the township’s sports development programme. Twenty-nine teams from wards and villages in the township will take part in the tourney, which runs from 1 to 23 October. In the opening match Chaungyin’s team beat Pyutanza Myoma-4 ward 4-1. Deputy Minister for Sports U Zaw Win spoke of the need to boost participation in sports in Myanmar during the opening ceremony of the tournament.