Myanmar VS Oman Soccer Match Interrupted by crowd with violence

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Yangon, Myanmar - 29 July 2011 -- 2014 World Cup (Brazil) Qualifier match between Myanmar and Oman was interrupted by crowd with violence at Thuwana Youth Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar Today evening. Match was 2nd leg for the World Cup qualification.

First match was played at Oman with result Oman 2 - 0 Myanmar and this is the second leg at Myanmar. Oman was leading with 2 - 0 until 40 minutes before crowd getting violence. Fans threw water bottles, stones, slippers, lighter onto the pitch and players. Even though police and Myanmar Soccer Chief, Zaw Zaw tried to calm, fans are still throwing.

Later both teams decided to stop the game according to FIFA rules. According to some sources, Oman has been declared as the winner and progress to the third-round group stage. Myanmar could be face action from FIFA for the violence.

This is the video I recorded and witnessed as a photojournalist (media). Reporting from Yangon, Myanmar.


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