Football match raises funds for aged home

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A charity football match took place at Bahtoo Stadium in Mandalay on Wednesday between artists and former selected players of Mandalay Region to raise funds for the construction of a home for the aged.
Artists performed music before the match, which was won 6-5 by the former selected players. Mandalay Region Minister for Social Affairs Dr Win Hlaing and officials greeted players of both teams.
Officials of Mandalay Region government donated K 1million and the minister and family K1 million to fund the building of the Tumataung YGW Home for the Aged in Yekyi Village, Patheingyi Township.
Ko Ah Wai, Ko Myo Gyi and Ko Po Zaw donated K200,000 to the Mandalay Region former selected players team and K1 million to the artists’ team. The artists’ team manager, film director Maung Bay Dah, and actor Aung Zaw, handed over the donation to the home. —Tin Maung (Mandalay)

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