Yangon United win 2019 General Aung San Shield

Yangon United celebrate their victory on 24 September after claiming the 2019 General Aung San Shield  at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.  Photo: Nyi Nyi Soe Nyunt
Yangon United celebrate their victory on 24 September after claiming the 2019 General Aung San Shield at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.  Photo: Nyi Nyi Soe Nyunt

Yangon United F.C. claimed the General Aung San Shield for the second time in two years after beating Shan United F.C. by 4-3 yesterday at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon, according to the General Aung San Shield’s Facebook page.
The opening goal was scored by Shan United’s Zin Min Ton at the eighth minute. No more goals were scored till the end of the first half.
In the second half, Yangon United’s Sylla scored the first goal for the team at the 51st minute.
The second goal for Shan United was scored by Zwe Thet Paing at 65th minutes, while the second goal for Yangon United was scored by Soe Min Naing at 90+1st minutes. The third goal for Yangon United was scored by Min Kyaw Khant at the 103rd minute, while the third goal for Shan United was scored by Emmanuel at the 111th minute.
Sylla scored the winning goal for Yangon United at 116th minutes.
Yangon United lined up with goalkeeper Kyaw Zin Htet (captain), players Pyae Phyo Zaw, Nyein Chan Aung, Than Paing, Mg Mg Lwin, Sylla, Min Kyaw Khant, Kaung Htet Soe, Yan Aung Kyaw, Htoo Khant Lwin, and Anderson West.
Yangon United had won the 2018 General Aung San Shield. In 2017, Shan United had claimed the shield, while Magwe F.C. had taken the 2016 shield. — KyawKhin

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