Football in Myanmar

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Football in Myanmar
Country Myanmar
Governing body Myanmar Football Federation
National team men's national team
International competitions

The sport of football in the country of Myanmar is run by the Myanmar Football Federation. The national football team used to be one of the best Asian teams along with Iran and South Korea, winning Asian Games football tournaments twice, in 1966 and 1970, as well as being runner up in the 1968 Asian Cup, after the champion and host Iran. Myanmar youth team had also crowned Asian youth championship titles seven times.[1] The association administers the national team as well as the national league.[2][3][4][5] Football is the most popular sport in Myanmar.

Myanmar Football Leagues System[edit]

Tier Men's Football Leagues
1 Myanmar National League
2 MNL-2
3 MNL-3

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sarah Birke (2010-06-18). "England soccer's biggest fan: Burma?". Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Myanmar Soccer Fans Given Freedom of Raucous Speech". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  3. ^ "FEATURE: Glory days of Myanmar soccer just not coming back". Taipei Times. 2013-11-25. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  4. ^ "FIFA to help Myanmar in soccer marketing - People's Daily Online". 2009-03-22. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  5. ^ "Kyaw Ko Ko: Myanmar's football virtuoso". 2012-01-23. Retrieved 2013-12-02.