Friday, May 30, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Bosnia And Herzegovina

Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Bosnia And Herzegovina
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Southeastern Europe
Language: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Population: 3,871,643
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2014 FIFA Group

Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs to Group F along with Argentina, Iran and Nigeria.

Bosnia And Herzegovina Team 2014

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Coach: Safet Susic
Captain: Emir Saphic
Goalkeeper: Asmir Begovic/ Jasmin Fejzic/ Asmir Avdukic/ Dejan Bandovic

Preferred Formation: 4-1-3-2


Quote:
“Argentina is by far the best team in our group, and they should finish first. Our target is to join them in the next round.” -Safet Susic

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Honduras

Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Honduras
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Central America
Language: Spanish
Population: 8,249,574

Honduras’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1982 and 2010 World Cup, Honduras reached the group stage.
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2014 FIFA Group

Honduras belongs to Group E along with France, Ecuador and Switzerland.

Honduras Team 2014

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Coach: Luis Fernando Suarez
Captain: Noel Valladares
Goalkeeper: Noel Valladares

Quote:
“The soccer team is the soul of the country. When it wins, the whole country is happy.” -Roger Espinoza

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Ecuador

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Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Ecuador
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: South America
Language: Spanish
Population: 15,223,680

Ecuador’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 2006 World Cup, Ecuador reached the Round of 16.
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2014 FIFA Group

Ecuador belongs to Group E along with France, Honduras and Switzerland.

Ecuador Team 2014

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Coach: Reinaldo Rueda
Captain: Antonio Valencia
Goalkeeper: Maximo Banguera/Adrian Bone/ Alexander Dominguez

Preferred Formation: 4-4-2 OR 4-2-3-1


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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Switzerland

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Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Switzerland
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Western and Central Europe
Language: German, French, Italian, Romansh
Population: 8,014,000

Switzerland’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1934 World Cup Switzerland reached the quarter finals.
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2014 FIFA Group

Switzerland belongs to Group E along with France, Honduras and Ecuador.

Switzerland Team 2014

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Coach: Ottmar Hitzfeld
Captain: Gokhan Inler
Goalkeeper: Diego Orlando Benaglio/ Marwin Hitz

Quote:

“I hope we can be a positive surprise and at least get to the round of 16 and take it from there.” -Ottmar Hitzfeld

Sources:
The Hindu
http://www.worldcupinfo.info/category/team/switzerland/

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Costa Rica

250px-Costa_Rica_(orthographic_projection).svg.pngKnow Your Team- Costa Rica
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Central America
Language: Spanish
Population: 4,586,353

Costa Rica’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1990, it qualified for the Round of 16.
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2014 FIFA Group

Costa Rica belongs to Group D along with England, Italy and Uruguay.

Costa Rica Team 2014

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Coach: Jorge Luis Pinto
Captain: Bryan Ruiz
Goalkeeper: Esteban Alvarado

Quote:

“The size of the country is not important. It’s the quality of the football that matters and Costa Rica has that quality. Men, women and children adore the game and that really benefits the team.” -Jorge Luis Pinto

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Sunday, May 25, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Japan

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Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Japan
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: East Asia
Language: Japanese
Population: 126,659,683

Japan’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010, it qualified for the group stages.
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2014 FIFA Group

Japan belongs to Group C along with Colombia, Ivory Coast and Greece.

Japan Team 2014

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Coach: Alberto Zaccheroni
Captain: Makoto Hesebe
Goalkeeper: Eiji Kawashima

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Ivory Coast

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Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Ivory Coast
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Africa
Language: French
Population: 22,400,835

Ivory Coast’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 2006 and 2010, it qualified for the group stages.
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2014 FIFA Group

Ivory Coast belongs to Group C along with Colombia, Japan and Greece.

Ivory Coast Team 2014

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Coach: Sabri Lamouchi
Captain: Didier Drogba
Goalkeeper: Boubacar Barry


Quote:

“The objective is to get out of the group stage. That would be a perfect result for us.” -Sabri Lamouchi

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Greece

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Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Greece
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Southern Europe
Language: Greek
Population: 10,816,286

Greece’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1994 and 2010, Greece qualified for the group stages.
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2014 FIFA Group

Greece belongs to Group C along with Colombia, Japan and Ivory Coast.

Greece Team 2014

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Coach: Fernando Santos
Captain: Georgios Karagounis
Goalkeeper: Orestis Karnezis

Sources:
The Hindu
http://www.worldcupinfo.info/team/greece-2014/

Friday, May 23, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Australia

australia-map.pngKnow Your Team- Australia
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Australia
Language: English
Population: 23,493,715

Australia’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 2006 World Cup, Australia came up to the Round of 16
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2014 FIFA Group

Australia belongs to Group B along with Chile, Spain and Netherlands.

Australia Team 2014

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Coach: Ange Postecoglou
Captain: Mile Jedinak
Goalkeeper: Nathan Coe

Quote:
“We needed to change the direction of the national team...we needed to regenerate.We looked at form, but also fitness.” - Ange Postecoglou

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Colombia

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Source:Wikipedia
Know Your Team- Colombia
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: South America
Language: Castilian and English
Population: 47,425,437

Colombia’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1990 World Cup, Colombia came up to Round of 16
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2014 FIFA Group

Colombia belongs to Group C along with Greece, Japan and Cote d ivoire.

Colombia Team 2014

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Coach: Jose Pekerman
Captain: Mario Yepes
Goalkeeper: Faryd Mondragon

Preferred Formation: 4-4-2 OR 4-2-2-2 OR 4-2-3-1

Quote:

“Without a doubt, Pekerman’s arrival turned things round for Colombia in terms of the team’s football, results and self-confidence.” - Radamel Falcao

Source:
The Hindu 
http://www.worldcupinfo.info/team/colombia-2014/