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.
A coaching team led by Jean Ronny Johnsen, a former defender with famous English club Manchester United, gave basic football training to young Myanmar footballers on Thursday.
Johnsen’s coaching team taught basic football techniques to more than 30 players from under-12 and under-14 teams on the first day of a training programme at the National Football Academy sponsored by Manda Fermentation.
After, the coaches gave commemorative emblems to the players.
They were due to continue training the young local players on Friday morning and evening.