U-17 World Cup Must Be Moved from Nigeria
Posted by Paul Gardner on Jun. 15, 10:54 p.m.
What on earth is FIFA waiting for? The reports out of Nigeria make it alarmingly clear that to stage the Under-17 World Cup there Oct. 24-Nov. 15, as currently scheduled, would be exposing the young players to considerable risk.
On Song Spain and Off Key Horns at Confeds Cup
Posted by Paul Gardner on Jun. 15, 12:25 a.m.
So the Confederations Cup got itself moving -- rather sluggishly -- with a 0-0 tie, a scoreline that is now virtually traditional for opening games at international tournaments.