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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old March 2nd, 2010, 05:22 Thread Starter
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Chile calls off World Cup tune-ups after earthquake

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Chile has called off two friendlies this week because of the earthquake that has killed at least 700 people in the country. The South Americans were scheduled to play a rare doubleheader on Wednesday in Santiago, facing North Korea and Costa Rica.

The June 11-July 11 World Cup in South Africawill be Chile's first since 1998. North Korea has also advanced. Harold Mayne-Nicholls, president of the Chile federation, said football was a low priority in the face of the death and destruction brought by the earthquake.

"Football cannot remain apart from the catastrophe," Mayne-Nicholls said on the federation's Web site. "Nor can we be indifferent in the face of the pain and tragedy for thousands of Chileans



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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old March 31st, 2010, 10:49
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Its a good thang that they r back in business....Played Panama already, Venezuela tonite...and very soon some heavier teams..I hope !!!!

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Mexico in the Azteca this weekend !!!!!

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