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July 09, 2020

Myanmar prepares for AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers

Myanmar U-16 players undergo training ahead of the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers. PHOTO: MFF

THE Myanmar U-16 national football team is preparing for the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers, which is scheduled to be held from 18 to 22 September at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.

Led by head coach U Min Thu, team Myanmar underwent special training yesterday.

In preparation for the AFC U-16 Qualifiers, team Myanmar also took part in the U-16 Boys Elite Football Tourney, supervised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Union of European Football Association (UEFA), in August in Mandalay.

For the upcoming AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers, host Myanmar has been placed in Group K with Thailand, South Korea, and Chinese Taipei.

Myanmar will play against Thailand at 6:00 pm (Myanmar Standard Time) on 18 September, South Korea at 6:00 pm (Myanmar Standard Time) on 20 September, and Chinese Taipei team at 6:00 pm (Myanmar Standard Time) on 22 September.

Two matches will be played at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon every day, starting from 18 September, and tickets for the matches have been priced at K2,000, according to the Myanmar Football Federation. —Lynn Thit (Tgi)


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