Myanmar national under-20 football team

Myanmar national under-20 football team is the under-20 football team of Myanmar. It was known as the Burma national youth football team before 1989. During a ten-year span between 1961 and 1970, Burma thoroughly dominated the U-19/U-20 Asian Cup, reaching the finals eight times and winning the tournament seven times. The team participated in 2014 AFC U-19 Championship and qualified for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand after reaching the semi-finals stage. This was the debut appearance of the team in the World Cup competition.

Myanmar U20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Asian Lion
AssociationMyanmar Football Federation
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachMyanmar Myo Hlaing Win [1]
Most capsLwin Moe Aung (33)
Top scorerWin Naing Tun (18)
Home stadiumThuwunna Stadium
Bogyoke Aung San Stadium
Zayyarthiri Stadium
FIFA codeMYA
First colours
Second colours
First international
Hong Kong Hong Kong 2–1 Burma 
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaya; 18 April 1959)
Biggest win
 Burma 8–0 Singapore 
(Manila, Philippines; 30 April 1966)
Biggest defeat
 Japan 8–0 Myanmar 
(Bangkok, Thailand; 12 November 2007)
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2015)
Best resultGroup stage: 2015
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances19 (first in 1959)
Best resultChampions Winners (1961, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970)

International recordsEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Year Round GP W D L GS GA
  1977 to   1999 DNP - - - - - -
  2001 to   2013 DNQ - - - - - -
  2015 Group stage 3 0 0 3 2 13
  2017 to   2019 DNQ - - - - - -
  2021 DNQ - - - - - -
Total
Best: Group stage
3 0 0 3 2 13

AFC U-19 ChampionshipEdit

AFC Youth Championship
Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  1959 Group stage 4 3 1 0 24 11
  1960 Group stage 3 1 0 2 10 6
  1961 Champions* 5 3 2 0 13 8
  1962 Group stage 4 1 0 3 1 8
  1963 Champions* 6 4 2 0 17 5
  1964 Champions* 4 2 1 1 8 3
  1965 Runners-up 6 5 0 1 13 6
  1966 Champions* 7 5 1 1 23 4
  1967 Third Place 6 5 0 1 14 1
  1968 Champions 7 6 1 0 23 3
  1969 Champions* 6 4 2 0 22 6
  1970 Champions 6 5 0 1 15 1
  1971 Third Place 6 4 1 1 16 2
  1972 Quarterfinals 4 3 0 1 12 2
  1973 Quarterfinals 4 3 0 1 8 3
  1974 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 2 2
  1975 Group stage 4 1 2 1 4 4
  1976 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 11 3
  1977 to   1998 DNP
  2000 to   2012 DNQ
  2014 Semi-finals1 5 2 1 2 6 5
  2016 to   2020 DNQ
Total
Best: Champions
94 60 15 19 245 83
  • Champions* : Title shared
  • DNP : Did Not Participate
  • DNQ : Did Not Qualify
1 No third place playoff.

AFF U19 Youth ChampionshipEdit

AFF U19 Youth Championship
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
   2002 Runners-up 6 3 1 2 12 8
  2005 Champions 6 5 0 1 11 6
  2006 Did Not Enter - - - - - -
  2007 Fourth Place 5 3 0 2 9 7
  2008 Did Not Enter - - - - - -
  2009 Group stage 3 1 0 2 4 5
  2010 Did Not Enter - - - - - -
  2011 Fourth Place 6 3 1 2 10 2
  2012 Did Not Enter - - - - - -
  2013 Group stage 5 1 2 2 13 10
  2014 Fourth Place 4 2 0 2 6 6
  2015 Group stage 4 2 1 1 3 3
  2016 Group stage 5 2 2 1 11 10
  2017 Fourth Place 6 3 1 2 18 10
  2018 Runners-up 6 3 1 2 17 9
Total Best: Champions 56 28 9 19 112 76
  • The under-20 national team played at the 2002 to 2007 editions

Hassanal Bolkiah TrophyEdit

Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  2002 Semi-finals 5 4 1 0 16 2
  2005 Runners-up 5 3 0 2 15 5
  2007 Runners-up 5 4 1 0 21 2
  2012 Semi-finals 5 3 1 1 15 6
  2014 Champions 6 6 0 0 19 9
  2018 Semi-finals 4 2 1 1 5 3
Total Best: Champions 30 22 4 4 91 27

Current coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head of Delegation   Tin Myint Aung
Head Coach   Soe Myat Minn
Assistant Coach   Bo Bo Aung
Assistant Coach   Lin Lin Htwe
Goalkeeping Coach   Ko Ko Aung
Doctor   Phyo Min Oo
Physiotherapist   Htun Zaw
Media Officer   Bo Min

PlayersEdit

Current SquadEdit

The following 27 players have been called up for 2018 AFF U-19 Youth Championship in July 2018.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Nay Lin Htet  
18 1GK Pyae Phyo Thu  
22 1GK Saw Htet  

2DF Kyaw Thet Oo (1998-10-19) 19 October 1998 (age 21)   Yadanarbon
2DF Aung Wanna Soe   Yadanarbon
2DF Ant Naw Oo   Yadanarbon
2DF Zin Ye Naung   ISPE
2DF Than Hteik Zin   ISPE
2DF Thet Paing Htwe (2000-03-16)16 March 2000 (aged 18)   Shan United
2DF Zwe Htet Min   Shan United
2DF Zwe Khant Min   Shan United
2DF Thurain Soe (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United
2DF Kyaw Thu Tun   Magwe

3MF Aung Naing Win   Yadanarbon
3MF Zayar Naing (1998-08-28) 28 August 1998 (age 21)   Magwe
3MF Nan Hteik Zaw   ISPE
3MF Zwe Thet Paing (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Shan United
3MF Pyae Sone Naing (2001-07-03) 3 July 2001 (age 18) 24 7   Yadanarbon
3MF Soe Lwin Lwin (1999-06-01) 1 June 1999 (age 20)   Magwe
3MF Myat Tun Thit (1998-01-15) 15 January 1998 (age 22)   Magwe
3MF Hein Htet Aung (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19) 24 6   Hantharwady United
3MF Min Ko Ko   Magwe

4FW Chan Nyein   Southern Myanmar
4FW Htet Arkar Lin   ISPE
4FW Win Naing Tun (2000-05-03) 3 May 2000 (age 19) 24 18   Yadanarbon
4FW Sa Aung Pyae Ko   Shan United
4FW Zin Min Tun (2001-10-05) 5 October 2001 (age 18)   Magwe

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called-up recently.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Soe Arkar   Rakhine United
GK Aung Myo Htwe (1998-08-22) 22 August 1998 (age 21)   Myawady
GK Tun Nanda Oo (1999-08-14) 14 August 1999 (age 20)   Myawady
GK Phone Thit Sar Min (2000-01-21) 21 January 2000 (age 20)   Shan United 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
GK Tun Nanda Oo (1999-08-14) 14 August 1999 (age 20)   Myawady Youth 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
GK Aung Myo Htwe (1998-08-22) 22 August 1998 (age 21)   Ayeyawady United(B)
GK Tun Aung Kyaw   Horizon 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
GK Hein Htet Kyaw   Yadanarbon Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad

DF Thet Aung (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Ayeyawady United
DF Myat Min Thu   Shan United Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
DF Kyaw Thu Tun (1998-10-19) 19 October 1998 (age 21)   Yadanarbon Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
DF Chan Myae Tun (1997-07-03) 3 July 1997 (age 22)   Magwe Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
DF Htoe Yel   Nay Pyi Taw Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
DF Hein Htet Sithu (1999-04-23) 23 April 1999 (age 20)   Yangon United
DF Thu Rain Soe (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
DF Thet Paing Htwe (2000-03-16) 16 March 2000 (age 20)   Team Phoenix(A) 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
DF Kyaw Thu Tun (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
DF Win Moe Kyaw (1996-10-09) 9 October 1996 (age 23)   Magwe 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy

MF Kaung Myat Win (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United
MF Thyane Phwe Aung (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United
MF Zar Nay Ya Thu (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 21)   Shan United Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
MF Min Thu   Shan United Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
MF Arkar (1997-02-16) 16 February 1997 (age 23)   Myawady Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
MF Kaung Chit Naing (1997-05-20) 20 May 1997 (age 22)   Southern Myanmar Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
MF Sis Min (1997-01-21) 21 January 1997 (age 23)   Yangon United Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
MF Zayar Naing (1998-08-28) 28 August 1998 (age 21)   Magwe
MF Zwe Thet Paing (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United
MF Kyaw Myo Naing (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 19)   Yangon United
MF Myat Tun Thit (1998-01-15) 15 January 1998 (age 22)   Shan United 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
MF Soe Lwin Lwin (1999-06-01) 1 June 1999 (age 20)   Magwe 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy

FW Thet Aung (1999-12-10) 10 December 1999 (age 20)   Hantharwady United
MF Wai Lin Tun (1999-06-01) 1 June 1999 (age 20)   Shan United
FW Chan Nyein   Southern Myanmar Youth 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship preliminary squad
FW Shwe Ko (1998-01-13) 13 January 1998 (age 22)   Shan United
FW Aee Soe (1996-11-11) 11 November 1996 (age 23)   Yangon United
FW Ti Nyein Minn (2000-05-03) 3 May 2000 (age 19)   Rakhine United
FW Zin Min Tun (2001-10-05) 5 October 2001 (age 18)   Magwe 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy

Previous squadsEdit

Recent results and forthcoming fixturesEdit

2017Edit

2018Edit

2019Edit

28 September 2019 (2019-09-28) CTFA U19 International TournamentChinese Taipei  1-0  MyanmarTaipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei
30 September 2019 (2019-09-30) CTFA U19 International TournamentGibraltar  1-2  MyanmarTaipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei
1 October 2019 (2019-10-01) CTFA U19 International TournamentHong Kong  0-6  MyanmarTaipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei

HonoursEdit

ContinentalEdit

RegionalEdit

Other awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Head Coach for Myanmar U-19 team". 5 May 2016. (in Burmese)
  2. ^ "Preliminary Squad for 2018 AFF U-19 Championship". 28 June 2018. (in Burmese)

External linksEdit