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World Cup Fixtures Set

First-Timers Algeria, Haiti and Japan To Compete for Gold


Crespo, Entre Rios, Argentina -- The fixtures for the 2010 Amputee Football World Cup are set. Some 18 teams will compete for top honors in this year's tournament.

Two new teams are scheduled to compete in Crespo in October. Haiti, building its team from he rubble of January's devastating earthquake, will be joined by Japan, another newcomer to the international amputee football.
Group "A"
 
"Group B"
  
Argentina  
  
Uzbekistan
  
Ukraine  
  
Brazil
  
France
  
Iran
  
Japan
  
Nigeria
  
Haiti


Group "C"
 
"Group D"
  
Turkey
  
Russia
  
El Salvador
  
England
  
Ghana
  
Angola
  
Liberia
  
Sierra Leone
  
Algeria

World Cup 2010 Committee officials Marcelo Claudio Here˝˙, left, coach of Argentina's national team, left; and Hugo Rolando Here˝˙, President of the Argentine Amputee Football Federation, conducted the draw in a public ceremony on July 31.


World Cup 2010 marks the 30th anniversary of the Amputee football, started in 1980 by Don Bennett of Seattle, Washington, USA.


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