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AYA Bank and Leeds United Announce AYA Bank Tour 2018

Leading Myanmar bank AYA Bank and Leeds United have announced AYA Bank Tour 2018, featuring two friendly matches between Leeds United and the Myanmar National League (MNL) All-Stars, and the Myanmar National Team on April 24. The matches will be broadcast locally in Myanmar on MRTV 4 and globally via the LUTV App (Leads United TV).

In addition to the matches, the Leeds United will also run football clinics with the Myanmar Football Federation Academies in Yangon and Mandalay. Regarding “AYA Bank Tour 2018″, Myint Zaw, the Managing Director of AYA Bank said,” First of all, on behalf of our bank, I’d like to thank Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) and Leeds United F.C to support with their tremendous efforts to make it happen. As a bank, one of our CSR initiatives is to support the country’s sport sector, especially the development of National Sport, Football. That’s just one of the reasons we organize “AYA Bank Tour 2018″ with Leeds United F.C. And just like our neighboring countries, we are inviting international football clubs to play friendly matches against our national selection team and other local football teams to develop their skills. By doing so, both the audience and local players could compare and as a whole development to reach international level we could aim for further development in necessary areas

.” Ko Ko Thein, the general secretary of Myanmar Football Federation said, “This is a great opportunity to invite one of the very high-profled European Leagues like Leeds United Football Club. This is not very easy to invite a Championship League from England. It cost hundred thousands of foreign currencies and that’s why on behalf of Myanmar Football Federation and Myanmar’s Football Sector, I’d like to thank AYA Bank to support this as “AYA Bank Tour 2018”.

Angus Kinnear, Managing Director for Leeds United, added, “Myanmar is one of the fastest growing nations in South East Asia and is passionate about English football. They have ambitious goals for grassroots and elite football development that we are delighted to be able to support. This tour gives us an opportunity to meet new fans of football who will hopefully support our journey back to the Premier League in the coming years. From a football perspective we welcome the opportunity for our players who have not featured much in the past six months due to injuries the chance to continue their rehabilitation. The squad are very excited for the chance to represent the Club in Asia. We will be streaming the match on our LUTV (Leeds United TV) App and are also looking to broadcast it on our other platforms.

” Tickets for the match will be available for 4,000 Kyats, 3,000 Kyats and 2,000 Kyats and can be bought at specifc AYA bank branches in Yangon and Mandalay