Football match held to honour Panglong

Former Myanmar football star Myo Hlaing Win (right) (Photo-Yan Naing Soe)

Myanmar held a football match to honour the second 21st-century Panglong conference at the Wunna Theikdi stadium in Nay Pyi Taw on May 24 and President Htin Kyaw and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attended.

International Aung Thu, former Myanmar internationals Kyi Lwin, Myo Hlaing Win, Win Aung, Aung Kyaw Kyaw, Min Thu, Soe Myat Min and Aung Kyaw Tun, women's internationals, artists Lu Min, Tun Tun, Saw Pho Kwar, Lin Lin and former political prisoners and some MPs were included in both teams.

Saw Pho Kwar, Acid, Lin Lin, Kaw Ni, Haymar Nay Win, Chit Thu Wai, Thiri Ko Ko, Shin Phone and contestants from Myanmar Idol entertained the audience before the match and at half time.