Mon state chief minister’s cup U-19 men’s football contest held in Mawlamyine Twsp.

Mawlamyine, 18 May


An opening ceremony of Mon State Chief Minister’s Cup U-19 Men’s Football Tournament was held at the football ground of the students sport festival in the Town of Mawlamyine, Mon State yesterday evening.


At the event, Mon State Chief Minister U Zaw Lin Tun delivered an opening speech and clarified the purposes of the tournament. 


“The tourney aims to raise the standard of Myanmar football and the standard of health and fitness of the whole state plus promoting the inter-ethnic friendship and emerge of a new generation of athletes,” he added.


After that, respective football teams from ten Townships in the state took their position and saluted CM of Mon State government. Then, CM U Zaw Lin Tun and officials cordially greeted the players and watched the first match of Kyaikmaraw team and Kyaikhto team.—Khin San Myint(District IPRD) 
Translated by JT