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Ceres faces Shan
in 32,000-seat stadium


When Ceres-Negros FC faces Shan United FC in Yangon, Myanmar today, they will be playing in a stadium which has a seating capacity of almost four times more than the Panaad Stadium.

Today’s match at 5:30 p.m. (PH time) is set at the Thuwunna Stadium located at the eastern part of Yangon, the biggest city in Myanmar.

It will be the third match between the two teams.

Ceres holds a 2-0 edge over the Myanmar club.

The Busmen nipped Shan United in its home stadium at Taunggyi, Shan State, 5-4, in a penalty shootout on Jan. 16 following a 1-all regulation time score in the AFC Champions’ League preliminaries.

They duplicated the win, 2-0, in their home game in the home-and-away Group Stage of the AFC Cup on March 6.

The stadium, which was opened in 1985, has 32,000 seats. It has also an indoor game facility.

Thuwunna is the home of the Myanmar National Football Team and has hosted Southeast Asian Games and Suzuki AFC Cup matches.

The stadium is owned by the government Ministry of Sports.*AVDC



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