Myanmar team leaves for India to compete in 2022 Asian Cup Women’s Championship

January 17,2022

THE Myanmar national women’s team left for India yesterday morning to compete in the final round of the 2022 Asian Cup Women’s Championship. 

Team Manager Daw Myat Myat Oo, Head Coach U Tin Myint Aung, Assistant Coaches U Khin Maung Htwe, Daw Thuzar Htwe and U Bo Bo Aung, Goal Coach U Yin Min Aung, Team Physician Dr Yu Nanda Tun, Media Officer U Aung Thaw Phyo, Video Analyst U Myat Soe Thu, Security Officer Daw Su Pyae Sone Aung, goalkeepers May Zin Nwe, Zu Latt Nadi, and Khine Zar Win, Defenders Aye Aye Moe, Chit Chit, Khin Myo Win, Phyu Phyu Win, Zun Yu Ya Oo, Nant Zu Zu Htet, Ei Ei Kyaw, and Khin Than Wai, Midfielders Thin Thin Yu, Khin Mo Mo Tun, Khin Malar Tun, Win Win and Naw Htet Htet Wai, Strikers Win Theingi Tun, San Thaw Thaw, Khin Moe Wai, Myat Noe Khin, July Kyaw, Hnin Pwint Aye and Nu Nu are on the team list during the India trip. 

The final round of the 2022 AFC Women’s Cup will be held in India from 20 January to 6 February, with a total of 12 contestant teams. Host India is included in the Group A with China, China Taipei, and Iran while three ASEAN teams: Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia are placed in the Group B with world class team Australia. 

Myanmar is included in the tough Group C together with Asian powerhouses Japan, South Korea and ASEAN star Viet Nam. 

The Myanmar team will play against Japan on 21 January, South Korea on 24 January, and Vietnam on 27 January.—Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM