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Thailand bounce back with 7-0 win over Brunei in SEA Games 2019 men’s football

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Thailand have bounced back from an opening day defeat to Indonesia after thrashing Brunei Darussalam 7-0 in men’s football of SEA Games 2019 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila, Philippines on Thursday.

The 2017 SEA Games gold medallists had suffered a 2-0 defeat to 2019 AFF U22 Championship winners Indonesia in their opening match, but Thailand got thier campaign back on track with an impressive win over Brunei.

However, Akira Nishino’s men had to endure a frustrating first half where they failed to break down the Brunei defence up until Buriram United forward Supachai Jaided headed in the opening goal in the 42nd minute.

The floodgates had opened and Jaroensak Wonggorn got behind the Brunei backline to grab Thailand’s second the very next minute.

Bangkok United midfielder Anon Amornlerdsak made it 3-0 after the half-time break in brilliant fashion as he fired home a free kick from a tight angle before Sarayut Sompim added their next heading home a corner kick in the 71st minute.

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The fifth came from the boots of Suphanat Mueanta who danced past a couple of defenders inside the opposition box before firing past the goalkeeper in the 72nd minute.

Anon scored his second in the 86th minute before Supachok Sarachat completed the 7-0 rout two minutes from time.

Thailand are scheduled to face Singapore next in Group B of the men’s football tournament.

(Photo credit: FA Thailand)

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UAE’s Ajman Club Signs Cameroonian Striker In Their U-19 Team

Ajman Football Club base in Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, have boosted their striking options with the signing of Cameroon striker, Lavissa Kiven in their U-19 team.

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Before joining Ajman U-19 Football Club, Lavissa Kiven was at F. Frank Football Academy based in Yaounde.
Speaking to the press, the young striker said, his ambition is work hard to be among the best strikers in the world. According to him, “the only way to succeed is to remain discipline and work hard towards achieving the best.”
According to information obtained from the club, the 19-year-old Lavissa had progressed to play up to four matches with the U-21 side in the same club. Before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic that led to the suspension of the football season, the young striker was already training with the senior team.

In 14 games so far played in UAE, the attacker who also plays as left and right-winger has scored eight goals already.

Lavissa Kiven joins Cameroon International, Sébastien Clovis Siani who signed for the senior team recently. Sebastien Siani was formerly at Al-Jazira FC, a local rival club in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Only four African Africans are in the senior team.

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Cambodia suspend all football tournaments across country to combat COVID-19

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Cambodia has become the latest country in Southeast Asia to suspend all footballing activities including the 2020 Cambodian League season due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Several countries from ASEAN including Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines have suspended their domestic leagues in order to slow down the spread of the coronavirus while countries like Singapore and Myanmar had decided to play behind closed doors.

Cambodia were the only country to have their domestic league running in full steam in the midst of the global pandemic, but they have now decided to suspend all tournaments until further notice.

“The Football Federation of Cambodia (FFC) inform the public that in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the FFC have decided to postpone the 14th Hun Sen Cup, Metfone Cambodian League 2020 and the U-16 National Championship, U-18 National Championship and the delay of the 2020 General Assembly of the Football Federation of Cambodia until further notice,” the FFC said.

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The 2020 season of the Cambodian League has already completed five rounds of matches with Phnom Penh Crown FC leading the table with 13 points. Defending champions Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng FC also have the same number of points, but are second on goal difference.

The Hun Sen Cup, meanwhile, is the country’s domestic cup competition that is split into two stages. The provincial stage featuring clubs from the lower division was held in February, but the national stage during which the top division clubs were to join the competition now stands suspended.

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Former Myanmar national team captain Yan Aung Kyaw to retire at the end of 2020 season

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Yangon United and Myanmar veteran midfielder Yan Aung Kyaw has announced that he will retire from professional football the end of the 2020 season. 

A former captain of the Myanmar national team, Aung Kyaw made his debut for the Asian Lions in 2011 and has won over 60 international caps for the Southeast Asian nation during his career.

He also won a bronze medal for Myanmar at the 2011 Southeast Asian Games while also winning five domestic league titles and three General Aung San Shields with Yangon, the club he has represented since its formation in 2009 along with the Myanmar National League (MNL).

“I previously spoke about my future and mentioned that I will not play for another MNL club against my team Yangon United and another reason is my age. Although I could play one or two more years, I don’t want to play for another club after my contract with Yangon ends in December,” he told Myanmar Times.

Aung Kyaw also hinted that he will move into coaching after retirement and that Yangon United has offered him the opportunity to work at the club.

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“I want to thank to my team president and all the team’s staff including my teammates. They supported me very well and the team has been very good to me. Of course the fans have also always been supportive,” Aung Kyaw added.

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