Pune, Feb 24 IBNS | 5 months ago

A 26-member Nay Pyi Taw FC team arrived in Pune on Monday ahead of their AFC Cup 2014 Group Stage opener against home-side Pune FC.


The two-stop journey involved a flight from Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) to Bangkok (Thailand) before a connecting flight to Delhi.

The Myanmar-side however had to endure a three hour wait at the New Delhi Airport due to delay in their flight to Pune.

NPT FC finally reached Pune at 2.00 PM in the afternoon and finished the check in procedure in the Orchid Hotel at 3.30 PM.

Couple hours later, the team had a light training session at the Pune FC Training Pitches in Mamurdi.

Speaking on the sidelines of the session, NPT FC Media Officer Win Lwin said, "We know Pune FC have played in AFC Champions League Play Off."

He said, "Even though are flight got delayed, we are fresh, excited and raring to go."

The 26-member team including eight officials apart from 18 players is as follows:

Nay Pyi Taw FC: Van Lar Hrual, Hein Kyaw Thu, Nay Zaw Aung, Latt Ko Ko Aye, Aung Kyaw Naing, Aye San, Pyae Phyo Oo, Chan Chan, Ni Maung Maung Aung, Ye Linn Naing, Si Thu Than, Jung Yoon Sik, Di Piedi Michele, Delgado Carlos Alberto, Atkhena Obadin Gabriel, Zaw Linn, Tin Zaw Moe, Khaing Htoo

Officials: Myo Hlaing Win (Coach), Zaw Win (Gen Manager), Myo Win (Technique Coach), Zaw Win (Team Manager), Min Kyi (Asst. Coach) Saw Nay Dar Ah (Goalkeeper Coach), Nyan Tun (Physio), Win Lwin (Media Officer)

(Posted on 24-02-2014)