2019 CTFA U-19 International Tournament - Hong Kong U-18 0:6 Myanmar U-18


Hong Kong faced off against Myanmar on Tuesday afternoon in National Stadium, Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei for its final match in the 2019 CTFA U-19 International Tournament. Hong Kong fell behind early in the game and never recovered, eventually suffering a crushing 0:6 defeat on the hands of Myanmar, finishing the tournament with three losses in three matches.

Myanmar hit the ground running and opened the score on the 7th minute, as La Min Htwe collected the ball on the left side of the Hong Kong penalty area. The Myanmar attacker duly fired away and found the back of the net through the far-post, putting his side in front.

Myanmar came up with another scoring chance on the 22nd minute. Pyae Sone Naing unleashed a cracking shot but could not get past Hong Kong goalkeeper Ngan Ngo-tin.

On the 32nd minute, it was still Myanmar. This time, Yan Kyaw Soe took a chance and pulled the trigger from the middle but saw his shot easily handled by Hong Kong goalkeeper Ngan Ngo-tin.

Myanmar doubled its lead on the 34th minute. Pyae Phyo Aung had the ball in control on the left side of the Hong Kong box and unleashed a low drive that found the back of the net. Myanmar was up by 0:2 at this point.

Late in the first-half, Yan Kyaw Ae had two scoring chances to pull Myanmar further away on the scoreboard. Unfortunately for the Myanmar player, both of his shots failed to get past Hong Kong custodian Ngan Ngo-tin.

Myanmar expanded its lead on the 50th minute, as Pyae Sone Naing connected with a teammate’s centering pass and blasted the ball home, making it 0:3 in the process.

Myanmar continued the onslaught and came up with another goal on the 63rd minute. This time, a Myanmar player managed to nick the ball off the Hong Kong goalkeeper and then passed it to Pyae Sone Naing. The latter took care of the rest and directed it home. The score was now 0:4 with Myanmar well in control.

On the 80th minute, it was 0:4 for Myanmar. Moe Swe found himself on the receiving end of a teammate’s centering pass and then tapped the ball into the Hong Kong net, making it 0:5.

Late in the game, Wai Yan Soe pulled the trigger from inside the Hong Kong penalty area and scored. The score was 0:6 at this stage.

The score eventually stood towards the final whistle, as Hong Kong suffered a crushing 0:6 defeat on the hands of Myanmar.