Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers: Myanmar trounce Lebanon 4-0

October 19


MYANMAR women’s national football team beat Lebanon women’s team 4-0 in the opener of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers, which was played yesterday at Spartak Stadium in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.


Myanmar’s star striker Win Theingi Tun scored an opening goal for Myanmar women’s team from the penalty spot in the 24th minute.


The second goal for Myanmar team was scored by substitute winger Myat Noe Khin in the 64th minute and San Thaw Thaw scored the third goal in the 86th minute with a header.


Next, substitute striker July Kyaw scored the winning or fourth goal for team Myanmar in the 90 + 3 minutes of injury time.


“Lebanon team played very smart today. They played with all their might. Congratulations to all Myanmar players who played their best to grab the victory today. There are still some mistakes, but I am happy for today’s victory.We will play with respect to all the teams in the group,” said Myanmar Women’s National Team head coach U Tin Myint Aung at a post-match press conference.


“I’m not great, but I’m happy with the result. I’m happy to have best understanding with my team and scored the necessary goals, not just one by one. Thankyou teammates for their best efforts,” said team captain Khin Mar Lar Tun after the match. —GNLM