Hosts Philippines are taking on Myanmar in the bronze medal match of the women’s football tournament of the 2019 SEA Games at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila, Philippines on Sunday.
Philippines had reached the knockouts as Group A runners-up behind Myanmar, but lost 2-0 to defending champions Vietnam in the semifinal. Meanwhile, Myanmar were the Group A winners, but were eliminated from the running for the gold medal by Thailand in the last four clash.
The competing nations were split into two groups during the group stage draw with hosts Philippines, Malaysia and Myanmar pooled into Group A while Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia making up Group B.
Top two teams from each group qualified for the knockout stages with the semifinals taking place on December 5 and the third-place play-off and final to be played on December 8. The Rizal Memorial Stadium and the Binan Football Stadium will host the matches in the women’s event.
Vietnam are the defending champions of the women’s football competition in SEA Games having finished ahead of silver medallists Thailand and bronze medallists Myanmar in the 2017 edition held at Malaysia.
Myanmar vs Philippines in the women’s football tournament of SEA Games 2019 will kick off at 4 PM HKT. You can follow all the LIVE updates from this SEA Games 2019 women’s football match via our Matchday Blog right here!