Free Knowledge... From People... To People
Search by Date Myanmar Version Mobile Version
 Sport NEWS
Updated on November 7, 2018 From The Global New Light of Myanmar

Midfielder Maung Maung Lwin wants Myanmar to reach AFF Suzuki Cup semifinals

MYANMAR midfielder Maung Maung Lwin is poised to give it everything he can help his side reach the AFF Suzuki Cup semi-finals for the second successive tournament.
        The 23-year-old Yangon United player was part of the team that produced the country’s best ever performance at the AFF Suzuki Cup when they reached the 2016 semifinals. But Myanmar was defeated by champions Thailand in the semifinals.
        The midfielder was part of Myanmar’s U-23 side that recently returned from the Asian Games in Indonesia after putting on a strong showing that saw them finish level on four points with continental powerhouses Iran and Saudi Arabia, as well as DPR Korea. Myanmar had only to exit by the narrowest of margins because of a low-grade goal difference.
        Maung Maung Lwin scored in the draw with the Koreans and the tournament is likely to have instilled further confidence ahead of the hotly anticipated AFF Suzuki Cup, where many of the players that lined up in Indonesia will turn out for their nation at senior level.
        In 2016, I didn’t expect to be in the line-up at all,” admitted Maung Maung Lwin, who has scored two goals for his country since making his debut in 2015.
        “Our first match was against Viet Nam [at home] and we lost 2-1, but it was such a sensational feeling. We tried our best to get to the semi-finals, which we managed to do, before we lost to Thailand and unfortunately had to leave the tournament. “I was very happy that we could get that far and now, in 2018, we will again be giving it everything we have to be part of the semi-finals”, said Maung Maung Lwin.

View Count : 266 | Posted by www.free4reader.com
 

~ Latest News ~

ONE Championship announces world title bouts in Japan
Brandon Vera’s tips for better recovery
Inter Region & State Thaing C’ship 2019 to be held in Nay Pyi Taw this week
Myanmar suffers narrow loss to Qatar in football friendly
Angela Lee’s 3 tips for better stretching
Myanmar traditional Lethwei contest to be held in Toungoo
Thai club Samut Prakan City F.C. signs Myanmar star Kyaw Ko Ko
Charity Cup 2019 to kick off in Yangon on 6 Jan
Myanmar-Thai Friendship Bicycle Rally flagged off in Kawthoung
Aung La N Sang to defend title in Japan
Aung La N Sang honored with his statue in Myitkyina
Win Naing Tun named best player in Viet Nam football tourney
Fight of the decade ends in a draw
ASEAN University Games: Myanmar wins four gold, one bronze medals in karate
Dave Leduc defends MLWC belt, fight with Tun Tun Min ends in draw
I am not nervous. I am hungry, says Dave
ASEAN University Games: Myanmar grabs three gold, one silver, one bronze medals
Myanmar Wushu Team wins gold in Asean University Competition
Thet Htar Thuza secures silver medal in Nepal International Series Badminton Tournament
Myanmar secures gold medal in Wushu at 19th ASEAN University Games
Myanmar lose to Thailand in AFC U-20 Futsal qualifiers
Thai club Chonburi hires Myanmar defender Zaw Min Tun
Myanmar's next breakout star: Punnya Sai
San Naing and Phyu Wah Thet win Yangon 100Plus Active Run 2018
Yangon holds IBSF World Snooker Championship award ceremony
AFF Suzuki Cup: Team Myanmar confident ahead of match against Malaysia
All fights end in draw at Lethwei Japan
Myanmar wins gold in 2nd Taolu World Cup 2018
Lethwei: Myanmar’s Soe Lin Oo, Thailand’s Sam Khung battle to a draw
Second Taolu World Cup wushu competition starts this weekend
Mr Antoine Hey says he believes Myanmar would win over Laos
International yacht races help draw tourists to Ngwehsaung Beach
Myanmar finishes second in Men’s Junior U-19 of Invitational Criterium Bike Race 2018
Myanmar whitewashes Cambodia 4-1
Myanmar hosts int’l yachting event
Phoe Thaw expresses his passion for mixed martial arts
Aung La N Sang wins world martial arts awards
Myanmar secures 3 golds, one silver and 10 bronzes in 4th Asian Vovinam Championship
Optimist Asian & Oceanian Championship to be held in Ngwe Saung
Aung La N Sang wins world martial arts awards
More News