IN preparation for the AFF
Women’s Championship 2018,
the national women’s football
team of Myanmar trained and
played friendly matches with the
local boys' teams in Shan United
Home Stadium in Taunggyi.
The women’s team arrived in Taunggyi on 14 May and underwent physical exercises and football training on 15 and 16 May. On 17 May at 4 p.m., they played the first friendly match with the Ho Pong Youth football team at Shan United Home Stadium.
The Myanmar women put in a brilliant performance with a big win over the Ho Pong Youth team.
The friendly match was played in three sessions of 30 minutes each, and during the first session, the Ho Pong Youth team led 1-0; however, during the second and third sessions, the Myanmar women’s team beat the opponents 2-0 and 1-0.
In the second friendly football match, the Myanmar women’s team played a friendly with the Taunggyi new generation team at 7 p.m. on 19 May.
This match was also played in three sessions, and the Myanmar women’s team beat the Taunggyi new generation team with a score of 2-0.
"We are very happy to play with the Myanmar women’s football team. The team possesses a unique style of play with great tactics,” said Chan Nyein Aung, a young footballer from the Taunggyi new generation team.