Myanmar stands fifth at Japan-Mekong U-17 tournmaent
NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - Myanmar national U-17 men’s football squad stood the fifth ranking in Jenesys 2018 Japan-Mekong U-17 Football Tournament organized by Japan Football Association (JFA).
Myanmar national U-17 played against Bellmare of Japan for the fifth ranking of the tournament on October 8, winning a narrow margin of 2-1. Myanmar’s winning goals came from Aubarkha and an own goal of Japan.
The Jenesys 2018 Japan-Mekong U-17 Football Tournament was held in the national training center in J-village, Fukushima from October 5 to 8. Myanmar is in group (B) together with Vietnam, Japan and Cambodia.
Myanmar won over Vietnam 1-0 on October 5. Myanmar lost to Japan 1-3 on October 6 and Cambodia 0-2 on October 7. Myanmar stood the third place in its group. Therefore, Myanmar had to play the fifth place battle against Bellmare and won a 2-1. On October 8, the final match, the third place match, the fifth place match and the seventh place match were held.