General Aung San Shield 2019: Pre-match press meet held ahead of final

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Shan United FC’s Nanda Kyaw (l) and Yangon United FC’s Kyaw Zin Htet(r) shake hands during the pre-match press conference for General Aung San Shield 2019 final in Yangon on 23 September. photo: Mff

A pre-match press conference was held yesterday ahead of the final match of the General Aung San Shield 2019 at the conference hall of the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.
The final match of the tourney will take place between Shan United F.C. and Yangon United F.C. at 6 p.m. on 24 September.
The head coaches of the two teams, players, and media personnel were present at the conference.
U Aung Naing, the head coach of Shan United, said the team was under no pressure to win the shield. They would compete calmly to win the shield, he said adding, the team faced no pressure from the club’s owners.
“We will compete happily, without pressure, to get the shield. We are preparing to our best for that,” said the head coach of Shan United.
U Tin Maung Tun, the head coach of Yangon United, said his team is looking to win the shield. “The players are motivated. Although midfielder Kosuke is not in our club, the team does not feel our midfield would be weak. The team will compete with the replacements of youth players. The coach and the players will cooperate with respect and faith,” he said.
“This is an important match for both teams, so it will be a good game. Yangon United will gives its best in the 90 minutes of the final as this is the last hope for the shield,” he added. — Kyaw Khin

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