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GFA grab sweet victory in Myanmar National League Week 8

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A GFA player (red) attempts to pass over the Rakhine United player during their Week 8 match of the Myanmar National League at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on 18 August 2022.  PHOTO: MNL

The final day of the 2022 season Myanmar National League Week 8 continued on 18 August, and GFA won against Rakhine United by two goals to one.
In a crucial match for the relegation zone, GFA won with a late goal to give their hopes of climbing out of the relegation zone level with eighth-placed Maha United. Rakhine United team has faced eight consecutive losses and will struggle to get out of the relegation zone.
As it was important for the relegation zone, both teams used multiple players, but the GFA team played a better attack with two foreign players.
In the 14th minute of the game, the GFA team scored first, and it was scored by Yokusi.
After that, the Rakhine United team tried to equalize while the GFA team tried not to give the goal back and played hard to get another goal.
The Rakhine United team made a high attack by substituting some players, including foreign players, and in the 85th minute, the team got the equalizer and Ibrahim scored.
Rakhine United team came close to getting the first win when they scored an equalizer near the end of the game, but they had to concede a goal in overtime and continued to lose.
The winning goal for the GFA team was scored by Than Toe Aung in the 90th + 1st minute.
Maha United and GFA have six points each, while Rakhine United have lost all eight matches and are yet to score.
After Week 8, the defending champion Shan United continues to lead with 24 points. — Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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