03 Jan 2020
(Yangon, 3rd January 2020) – MPT is working closely with Myanmar National League (MNL) under its strategic partnership for a period of (3) years from 2018 to 2020 with a mission to encourage and promote the development of Myanmar’s next generation of youth football players, to support the long-term success of the most favorite sport in country and to create a healthy lifestyle among the children and young people.
Now, MPT and MNL have been successfully collaborated for its two years of partnership with the aim to encourage youth to become more active through sport, to inspire the youth of Myanmar in the golden age of football and healthier lifestyle among young generations in Myanmar. Through this collaboration, MPT and MNL can draw more attention on Myanmar National League by the public and fans and in 2019 there are over 500,000 spectators came and watched the exciting matches compare to the year 2017, before the partnership, which is only over 190,000 spectators.
Grassroots Football Festivals, U-14 Tournaments and MPT University Football Tournaments were also held around the country with the aim of promoting Myanmar football to reach international level and to groom professional football players in long term by enhancing the grassroots of football in Myanmar. These activities have enabled football players to gain experience for more than 4,000 students across the country. In addition, MPT supported over 5,000 soccer balls to MNL and additional prize money worth of 55 Mil MMK to youth development sectors.
In coincide with 2 years partnership, awarding ceremony for the best players and championships were organized by Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) and Myanmar National League Committee at the Thuwuna Artificial Turf at Thingangyun township, Yangon on 27th December 2019 to celebrate success of football during one-year period and over 30 awards were provided.
For the opening of MPT Myanmar National League 2020 matches, MFF Charity Cup 2020 (Fund raising match) organized by Myanmar Football Federation and Myanmar National League Committee will be held at YUSC Football stadium at 3:30 PM on 5th of January 2020. Two champions of Shan United (Champion of Myanmar National League 2019) and Yangon United (Champion of General Aung San Shield 2019) will match to support the social organizations. Therefore, we are happy to invite the football fans to watch the match.
In 2020, MPT aims to support the improvement of the Myanmar Football with greater strategic cooperation than the previous 2 years to promote the development of youth football and football matches in various level of ages and to accelerate the development of the new generation of Myanmar football players as we believe younger generations are vital to such achievement.
For more information please call 106 or visit MPT official website www.mpt.com.mm for further details on MPT’s CSR activities and visit MPT’s Lotaya Page https://lotaya.mpt.com.mm/service/mnl/training_video for MPT and MNL’s Football basic skills Education Video.