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January 19, 2020

Shan United sign defender Nyein Chan for 3 years

Defender Nyein Chan (L) receives his contract with Shan United.  photo: sufc
Defender Nyein Chan (L) receives his contract with Shan United.  photo: SUFC

Shan United, the defending champions of the Myanmar National League, recently signed a three-year contract with former Rakhine United player Nyein Chan, according to an official statement from the football club.
Speaking about his joining the club, the 25-year-old defender said: “I miss and am really thankful to Rakhine United for whom I played for 6 years. During my contract period with Rakhine United, I played for Nay Pyi Taw for only half a season on loan. Now, I’ve joined a new team and I feel really excited about this.”
“I signed with this club because I want to enjoy success,” he added.
Nyein Chan started his professional career with the Rakhine United junior team in 2014, and he moved to Nay Pyi Taw FC for half a season on loan in 2015. Then, he moved back to Rakhine United and played for the team till this year.
The year 2019 was the most successful in his career as Nyein Chan was selected on the Myanmar national football team for the first time.
He was a part of team Myanmar during the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers, held in November.—Lynn Thit (Tgi)

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