Myanmar team heads for AFF Suzuki Cup decisive match

Myanmar’s national football team (red) during an earlier match against Viet Nam on Tuesday at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon. Photo: Soe Nyunt
Myanmar’s national football team (red) during an earlier match against Viet Nam on Tuesday at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon. Photo: Soe Nyunt

Myanmar’s national football team left for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, yesterday to play a decisive group match for the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018.
The match, which takes place Saturday night, is an important one for Myanmar. The country’s team need to score at least a draw against Malaysia to advance to the next stage of the Suzuki Cup.
A total of 23 players, along with nine member’s from the football association, including coaches, left for Malaysia yesterday.
In the Group A standing table, Myanmar is still on top with 7 points, followed by Viet Nam, also with 7 points, but with goal differences from Myanmar. Malaysia is in the third place with 6 points.
In the earlier matches in the Group A, Myanmar beat Cambodia 4-1, Laos 3-1, and tied with Viet Nam 0-0. Meanwhile, Malaysia beat Cambodia 1-0, Laos 3-1, and lost to Viet Nam 0-2.—Nyi Myat Thawdar (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)

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