10 May 2018
As part of AYA Bank Tour 2018, a friendly match between Myanmar National League- MNL All Star Team versus Leeds United FC took place at Thuwunna Stadium on Wednesday evening.
President, Myanmar Football Federation, Zaw Zaw said "This is great. Our Myanmar Football fans had a great chance here at home. Also, our Myanmar players got experience from this match. We have plans to invite famous national teams. I would like to say thanks not only to Leeds United FC for not taking appearance fees but also to the fans for coming and cheering this friendly match."
Deputy General Secretary, Myanmar Football Federation, Tin Myint Aung said "This friendly match is to get experience and to promote relations between Myanmar and England Football federations. Our Myanmar players trained for a week for this match. This friendly match can get us a lot of international exposure. From this match, we can learn what our team needs to improve."
A large number of Myanmar Football fans came and enjoyed this friendly match - they expressed their feelings and views on the match.
Thu Htoo San said "I like football match. So I came to cheer both teams. From this friendly match, our Myanmar football players would get lessons and they can fix weak points."
Myat Pwint Thu said "We came and cheered as members of Universities Football Fan Club. Thanks to Myanmar Football Federation for organizing this friendly match."
Myanmar National League- MNL All Star Team beat Leeds United FC 2-1 at this friendly match. Another friendly match between Myanmar National Team and Leeds United FC is set to take place on the 11th of May at Mandalarthiri Stadium in Mandalay.