MFF denies rumours of Gerd Friedrich

Myanmar national team coach Gerd Friedrich Zeise (Photo-Kaung Htet Aung)


Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) is denied the rumours of its national team coach Gerd Friedrich Zeise, said its CEO Hpone Naing Zaw.

The rumours said the MFF will consider his future as a national coach after the second leg of Asian Cup qualifier match with Kyrgyzstan in Yangon on October 10. Moreover it said his agent is trying to make contact with Vietnam Football Federation to coach the national team.

Hpone Naing Zaw said the rumours are not true and Gerd Friedrich’s contract will be expired at the end of December next year. He also denied the rumours.

Myanmar U-20 team qualified to 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup under the guidance of Gerd Friedrich and the MFF appointed him as national team coach after the U-20 World Cup. He took charge of the national team from October 2015 and his team reached to semi-final of 2016 ASEAN Suzuki Cup. The MFF extended his contact after the competition.