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June 2018

Panama national team arrives home to cheering fans

Panama City, June 30: Panama's national football team arrived home on Saturday after their historic first World Cup, preparing for a day of praise and joy with their faithful fans.Dozens of fans, as well as the player's family members, were waiting at Tocumen International Airport to greet the team, although the players were taken directly by bus to a hotel, reports Efe. The players went straight to their rooms to prepare for a long day of celebrations, while fans waited outside the hotel. The only player…

Denmark’s goalkeeper brushes off discussing potential last-8 rival

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 30: Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel on Saturday declined to comment on his team's potential quarterfinal rival at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, saying they have to focus on the upcoming last-16 clash against Croatia.On Sunday, Denmark is to take on Croatia, which won all three group stage matches, with the winner to face either Spain or Russia in the next round, reports Efe. Denmark is looking to reach the quarterfinal and equal their country's best-ever run at the tournament in…

Squad making history at World Cup but focused on advancing: Denmark Coach

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 30: Denmark coach Age Hareide acknowledged on Saturday that his players are writing their names in the history of their national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but said they are focused on advancing as far as possible.Hareide made his remarks at a press conference ahead of Sunday's last-16 match against Croatia, reports Efe Denmark's best-ever showing was at the 1998 World Cup in France, where it reached the quarterfinals. Hareide pointed out that Croatia is a team that can…

Bottas earns 1st pole position of season at Austrian GP

Spielberg (Austria), June 30: Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland (Mercedes) on Saturday snatched pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix.With a time of one minute, 3.130 seconds, Bottas, last year's race winner, earned his first pole position of the season and the fifth of his career, reports Efe. Bottas's British teammate Lewis Hamilton is to start Sunday's race from the first row of the Red Bull Ring after coming second, 0.019 seconds off the pace, having set the pace in the first two free…

Guatemalan soccer clubs sign numerous foreign players ahead of new season

Guatemala City, June 30: Guatemala's first-division soccer clubs have signed experienced players from Costa Rica, Uruguay, Argentina and Mexico ahead of the start of the Apertura tournament, which is the first of the 2018-2019 season and gets under way on July 29.Defending champion Guastatoya, fresh off winning its first-ever title in the 2017-2018 Clausura competition, has beefed up its line-up by signing a trio of midfielders: Costa Rica's Jose Alfredo Sanchez Barquero and Jorge Gatgens and Mexico's Isaac…
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