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MFF awards Myanmar women’s team for winning third in AFF Women’s Championship

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The Myanmar women’s team (left) receive the certificate representing a cash award of K50 million for winning third place in the ASEAN Women’s Championship.  PHOTO: MFF

The Women’s Football Committee of the Myanmar Football Federation honoured the Myanmar national women’s team, which won the third prize in the 2022 ASEAN Women’s Championship held in the Philippines, with an honorarium of K50 million cash award.
The ceremony was held on 20 July at the federation’s meeting hall.
Women’s Football Committee vice-chairwoman Daw Myat Myat Oo and members, General Secretary of the Myanmar Football Federation U Ko Ko Thein, Executive member U Ko Ko Htay, officials and administrators of the Myanmar national women’s team, coaches and players attended the awarding ceremony.
At the awarding ceremony, Myanmar National Women’s Team Administrator Daw Myat Myat Oo spoke about her experiences in the competition, and U Ko Ko Htay, a member of the Federation’s Executive Committee, expressed his happiness and encouragement for the Myanmar National Women’s Team winning the third prize.
After that general secretary U Ko Ko Thein and Executive member U Ko Ko Htay presented K50 million cash award to Myanmar women’s team on behalf of the Federation.
Team Myanmar beat Timor- Leste, Cambodia, and Laos and lost to Viet Nam in the Group matches and finished second in the Group Stage.
They lost to the Thai team in the semi-finals and missed out on the final, but in the third-place match, they won third place by defeating the famous Vietnamese team by 4-3.
The Myanmar team ended a ten-year streak of not winning against the Vietnamese women’s team and won the third prize. The Myanmar national women’s team has won two championship titles, second prize three times, and third prize three times throughout the ASEAN Women’s Championship. — Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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