Friday, March 9, 2012

Football Photos - Myanmar national football team

The Myanmar national football team is the national team of Myanmar and is controlled by the Myanmar Football Federation. It was known as the Burma national football team until 1989, when Burma was renamed Myanmar. It finished second in the 1968 Asian Cup. They have participated in the Summer Olympics in 1972 and in the Asian Games. The Myanmar team was dominant in South East Asia in 1960s and 1970s, having won the Asian Games twice, in 1966 and 1970, and the football event of the South East Asian Games on five successive occasions, in 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971 and 1973. Since then Myanmar's highest achievement is the silver medal in 1993. Myanmar played its first World Cup qualifiers in 2007, losing 0–7 and 0–4 to China.

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