Myanmar beat the Philippines 3-1 in AFF U-19 Championship

A Myanmar youth player (red) attempts to clear the ball from the opponent during the AFF U-19 Championship third match against the Philippines on 6 July 2022.  PHOTO: MFF

Myanmar U-19 men’s national football team beat the Philippines team 3-1 in the 2022 AFF U-19 Championship held in Indonesia on 6 July.
The Myanmar team won this match and the hopes of reaching the semi-finals were revived.
Team Myanmar has made some changes to the starting line-up.
Goalkeeper Hein Htet Soe, Kyaw Wunna, Lan San Aung, Zaw Win Thein, La Min Htwe, Hein Zaw Naing, Tar Yar Win Htet, Phyo Thant Ko Ko, Swan Htet, Thein Zaw Thiha, and Khant Zin Hein were on the line-up list.
The Myanmar team lost to Thailand in the second match and needed to win this match.
The team was attacking from the start and scored two goals in the first six minutes to control the match.
The deadlock was broken at the three-minute mark as the first goal for Myanmar was scored by youth star Swan Htet.
Again, the second goal for Myanmar was found at the sixth-minute mark and scored by Thein Zaw Thiha.
The 2-0 result made some more confident for team Myanmar.
Rosquio scored the equalizer for the Philippines in the 29th minute, but in the 41st minute, Zaw Win Thein scored the third or winning goal for the Myanmar team.
In the second half, the Myanmar team tried to score further goals but could not take advantage of the opportunity and ended as the first half result.
Myanmar has won two matches and lost one match with six points collected after playing three games. Myanmar will play their fourth match against Viet Nam on 8 July. — Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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