Soe Myat Min

Soe Myat Min (Burmese: စိုးမြတ်မင်း, pronounced [só mjaʔ mɪ́ɰ̃]; born 19 May 1982) is a retired Burmese footballer. He played for the Myanmar national team and played club football with Kanbawza. He made his debut for the NT in 1998. Soe Myat Min was named captain of Myanmar National Team for Tiger Cup 2002.

Soe Myat Min
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-05-19) May 19, 1982 (age 39)[1]
Place of birth Yangon, Burma
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Shan United (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Finance and Revenue F.C. 50 (37)
2002–2009 Kanbawza 86 (27)
Total 136 (64)
National team
2001–2005 U23 Myanmar 59 (10)
1998–2017 Myanmar 39 (19)
Teams managed
2015– Shan United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 December 2017

He played a key role for Myanmar National Team during Tiger Cup 2004, helping Myanmar qualify for the semi-finals. Soe Myat Min finished the tournament as joint second top scorer of the tournament with six goals, and was included in the tournament's BEST XI.[2]

He also helped Myanmar win their fourth Merdeka Cup Championship in 2006 and was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament. Soe Myat Min was injured during training for the 2007 Asean Football Championships, and did not play in the group matches. Myanmar did not qualify for the semi-finals.

The Burmese star was also featured in the 2008 AFC Challenge Cup and scored a goal against Nepal.[3]

Soe Myat Min helped Myanmar win the 2008 Myanmar Grand Royal Challenge Cup.[4] by scoring a hat-trick against Malaysia in the semi-finals[5] and both goals in the 2–1 win over Indonesia in the final.[4] Soe Myat Min became the selected player of the Myanmar U-16 soccer team in 1998. He played over 60 international matches, scoring 19 goals for the country. Soe Myat Min is also the all time top scorer of Myanmar as of the Myanmar Football Federation.

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 5 April 2000 Dongdaemun Stadium, Seoul   Mongolia 1–0 2–0 2000 AFC Asian Cup qualification
2 10 October 2003 Bukit Jalil Stadium, Kuala Lumpur   Bahrain 1–3 1–3 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3 24 October 2003 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa   Malaysia 1–0 2–1 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
4 12 December 2004 Bukit Jalil Stadium, Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia 1–0 1–0 Tiger Cup 2004
5 16 December 2004 Bukit Jalil Stadium, Kuala Lumpur   Timor-Leste 1–0 3–1 Tiger Cup 2004
6 29 December 2004 KLFA Stadium, Cheras   Singapore 1–1 3–4 Tiger Cup 2004
7 29 December 2004 KLFA Stadium, Cheras   Singapore 3–4 3–4 Tiger Cup 2004
8 2 January 2005 National Stadium, Singapore   Singapore 1–0 2–4 Tiger Cup 2004
9 27 August 2006 Shah Alam Stadium, Shah Alam   Malaysia 2–1 2–1 2006 Merdeka Tournament
10 29 August 2006 Shah Alam Stadium, Shah Alam   Indonesia 2–0 2–1 2006 Merdeka Tournament
11 20 August 2007 MBPJ Stadium, Petaling Jaya   Lesotho 1–0 1–0 2007 Merdeka Tournament
12 31 July 2008 Gachibowli Athletic Stadium, Hyderabad     Nepal 3–0 3–0 2008 AFC Challenge Cup
13 2 August 2008 Gachibowli Athletic Stadium, Hyderabad   Sri Lanka 1–0 3–1 2008 AFC Challenge Cup
14 22 August 2008 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta   Cambodia 3–1 7–1 Independence Cup 2008
15 18 November 2008 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon   Malaysia 1–0 4–1 2008 Myanmar Grand Royal Challenge Cup
16 18 November 2008 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon   Malaysia 2–0 4–1 2008 Myanmar Grand Royal Challenge Cup
17 18 November 2008 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon   Malaysia 3–1 4–1 2008 Myanmar Grand Royal Challenge Cup
18 21 November 2008 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon   Indonesia 1–0 2–1 2008 Myanmar Grand Royal Challenge Cup
19 21 November 2008 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon   Indonesia 2–1 2–1 2008 Myanmar Grand Royal Challenge Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA". FIFA profile. Archived from the original on November 21, 2007.
  2. ^ "Tiger Cup | Anything can happen". Archived from the original on 19 January 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  3. ^ AFC Report Archived 2009-02-05 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ a b "Challenge Cup: Myanmar Beat Indonesia To Win Final". Goal.com. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Challenge Cup: Myanmar Thrash Malaysia". Goal.com. Retrieved 15 December 2021.