27 June 2013

AFC U14 Girls : Myanmar 1-1 Philippines

Ho Chi Minh: Myanmar and the Philippines maintained their fourth and third spots respectively in the AFC U-14 Girls Regional Championship for the ASEAN region as they drew 1-1 in their penultimate match at Thong Nhat Stadium on Saturday.
The first half went barren of goals in the 70-minute match that was played on a rainy and humid day but that was to change as Myanmar skipper Khine Thazin Phoo scored the match’s opening match on 55 minutes.

Filipina Itsuko Maree Cuizon Bacatan, who had scored four goals in two previous matches against Malaysia and Cambodia, came off the bench after 60 minutes and equalised seven minutes later.

Both nations still have a chance to finish top of the six-nation table and become ASEAN champions if they win their next games and table toppers Vietnam and second-spot Thailand lose theirs.

Marnelli Salvador Dimzon’s Filipinas will face Thailand while Myanmar led by head coach Zin Mar Wann take on Malaysia in the last round on Sunday.


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