MYANMAR women’s national
football team beat Bangladesh
women’s team 5-0 in an opening
match of Round-1 qualifiers for
Women’s Olympic Football Tournament
Tokyo 2020 at Thuwunna
Stadium in Yangon yesterday.
Myanmar lined up with goalkeeper Zar Zar Myint, Ei Yadanar Phyo, Khin Than Wai, Wai Wai Aung, Khaing Thazin, Nge Nge Htwe, Win Theingi Tun, July Kyaw, Khin Mo Mo Tun and veteran strikers Khin Malar Tun and Khin Moe Wai.
Myanmar was headed by its brilliant head coach U Win Thu Moe.
Myanmar played aggresively from the kick-off with both counter attacks and middle passes.
Myanmar gained an icebreaker at 33 minute-mark. The opening goal was scored by Win Theingi Tun over a corner support from her team mate.
Myanmar secured their second goal at 43 minute-mark by Myanmar women football star Win Theingi Tun. The opportunity came from an error of a Bangladesh defender.
The first half was ended with 2-0 win for Myanmar. Myanmar apparently got better in the second half. Myanmar made the third goal at 60 minute and the goal was scored by its veteran player Khin Moe Wai.
By taking an opportunity over the ruin of the Bangladesh defense line, Myanmar put the fourth goal at 83 minute by young player Le Le Hlaing.
Again, just before the end of the match, Myanmar’s Yee Yee Oo quickly scored the fifth. The match ended with 5-0 win for Myanmar as there were no consolations for Bangladesh.