Myanmar play in the AFC and AFF Cup. They were previously known as the Burma national football team until 1989. The nation finished 2nd in the 1968 Asian Cup. The team were dominant in the 1960s and 1970s in South East Asia. The nation have won the Asian Cup twice in 1966 and 1970.The side play their homes games in the Thuwunna Stadium which holds 32,000 people.
Myanmar play in red shirts, red shorts and red socks. The shirt has green and white sashes on the body with white border on the neck and green borders on the arms and shoulders. The shirts are currently sponsored by Lotto.
The side played there first World Cup Qualifiers in 2007 losing to China in both legs. Their highest ever ranking was 97 in April 1996. Their lowest ever ranking was 184 which was in August 2012.
Suk Bahadur is now considered as the greatest Burmese footballer of all time for his outstanding contribution to Burmese football.