Under 20 World Cup

  • France sink Uruguay in shootout to win FIFA Under-20 World Cup 14-07-2013 07:34 PM

    Istanbul: France defeated Uruguay 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win their first Under-20 World Cup title on Saturday after a fiercely-contested final ended 0-0 after extra-time. Dimitri Foulquier scored the decisive fourth spot kick in front of a sparse crowd, beating Uruguay keeper Guillermo de Amores to seal victory...
  • FIFA upset with low turnout at U-20 World Cup 25-06-2013 01:51 PM

    Ankara: World soccer body FIFA was disappointed at the empty seats that have greeted teams at the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey. Jim Boyce, chairman of the FIFA Organising Committee for the tournament, said Monday that he was unhappy with the turnout that has averaged only 4,828 spectators for the...
  • FIFA unveils vanishing spray at Under-20 World Cup 22-06-2013 07:20 PM

    Istanbul: Referees at the Under-20 World Cup now have another tool to keep wayward players in line. FIFA announced Saturday that referees at the 24-team tournament in Turkey are using vanishing spray for the first time. It marks a white line on the grass where teams defending a free kick...
  • FIFA to use spray for free kicks at under-20 World Cup 22-06-2013 08:20 AM

    An aerosol spray to help referees mark where defensive walls should line up at free kicks is being used in a FIFA tournament for the first time at the Under-20 World Cup which kicked off in Turkey on Friday. Referees at the event can use the spray to mark the...