The Myanmar national football
team will play a friendly football
match against China in Nanjing,
China today. The Myanmar team
has been training for the match
since 23 May. Twenty of Myanmar’s
star players, including Si
Thu Aung, Maung Maung Lwin,
David Htan and Aee Soe, participated
in the training sections under
the supervision of Myanmar’s
new head coach Antoine Hey and
assistant coach U Soe Myat Min.
The team left Yangon for Nanjing, China on 24 May and are ready for today’s match, said an official from Myanmar Football Federation. This is the second international friendly match for Myanmar in the same month.
Myanmar played a friendly match with Leeds United at Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay on 11 May. China’s national team manager Marcello Lippi will head the team, which includes well-known players Zheng Zhi, Wu Lei and Yu Dabao.