Naveen congratulates Myanmar for winning Hero Gold Cup title


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated the Myanmar team on winning the Hero Gold Cup title after defeating Nepal 3-1 in the final at the Kalinga Stadium here.

The CM took to his Twitter handle and congratulated the winning team.



Myanmar on Friday clinched the Hero Gold Cup title after defeating their opponents.

Yee Yee Oo, along with Win Theingi Tun scored for Myanmar while Nepal got the lone goal in the 45th minute through Manjali Kumari.

The first half of the match became an equal fight after both the teams secured a goal for their respective teams.

At the half-hour mark, Yee Yee Oo gave Myanmar the lead, with a powerful effort. However, on the stroke of half time, Nepal grabbed a stunning equaliser through midfielder Manjali Kumari.

In the 53rd minute, Win Theingi scored a goal for Myanmar. Yee Yee Oo then added her second goal of the night in the 62nd minute of the game ensuring the victory for Myanmar.

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