A Burmese soccer player who has been recognized as a refugee has joined a futsal F-League club because he could be persecuted if he returned to Myanmar, where the military crackdown on civilians continued.

Pyae Lyan Aung, who came to Japan as a representative of Myanmar for the second qualifying round of the Soccer World Cup Asia, raised three fingers in the match against Japan in May to show his intention to protest the military. , Stayed in Japan for fear of persecution and was recognized as a refugee in August.



Pyae Lyan Aung said he was aiming to become a professional player in Japan, but announced on the 10th that YSCC Yokohama of the Futsal F League has signed a contract as a player.



According to YSCC Yokohama, he proposed to join Pyae Lyan Aung to provide a place to play as a soccer player, and he accepted it.



The club will hold a press conference on September 14th.

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