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It’s Sneijder versus Iniesta

The 2010 FIFA World Cup final between Netherlands and Spain is going to be a battle between two of the world’s best footballers — Wesley Sneijder and Andres Iniesta. Both had helped their clubs win the Champions League. In 2009 Iniesta was the star in Barcelona’s Champions League win while Sneijder helped Inter Milan clinch the title in 2010.

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The good, the bad and the ugly

JOHANNESBURG: The World Cup is winding down, and with the final days come the big awards. Let FIFA decide the best player and stingiest goalkeeper. After a month packed with 62 games and 32 teams, there are lots of other prizes to be handed out for this first World Cup on the African continent. Here are some World Cup awards for the good, the bad, the ugly and, of course, one for the octopus.

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Mapusa WC exhibition closes on July 11

MAPUSA: The closing ceremony of FIFA World Cup treasured memories of FIFA World Cup 1930 to 2010 will be held at the residence of Mr Pradip Chodancar at Gaunsawaddo, Mapusa on July 11 at 5.30 p.m.

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Saligao United down Sao Minguel

MAPUSA: Saligao United Sports Club registered a hard fought 6-5 win via tie-breaker over Sao Minguel Taleigao to enter the quarter-finals of the Vagator parish youth soccer 2010, played at Vagator grounds on Thursday.

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Bhakti, Ivana win first two rounds

PANAJI: Top seed Bhakti Kulkarni beat compatriot Siddhali Shetye in the first round and Vietnamese Ton Nu Hong in the second round of girls U-18 category at Asian Youth Chess Championship being held at Beijing in China.

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