The Malaysian Olympic Committee is planning to hold a men’s soccer tournament beginning on August 14 after schedules for the 29th SEA Games was adjusted because the original dates conflicted with a religious festival.
The Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) will cooperate with the Japan Football Association in an effort to improve the standard of women’s football.
The National Football Academy in Yangon and the MFF will start implementing this plan this year.
Although some foreign football clubs including Inter Milan, a famous Serie-A club in Italy, offered to help the MFF, the Myanmar federation has decided to work only with the Japanese Football Association.
The Myanmar Football Federation in collaboration with some Asean countries is making an attempt to host young World Cup football tournaments after 2021.
Zaw Zaw, President of the MFF, met with Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 22. During the meeting Zaw Zaw requested to host Under-17 and Under-20 World Cup football tournaments.