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25 October 2014

Match Report: Women's Quarter Finals Chile vs. Wales

In a gesture of respect the Welsh team performed their own rendition of the chant of the tournament "Chi Chi Chi Le Le Le" in the searing heat before the match. The hosts didn’t need to be encouraged any further and they opened what would become a feast of goals with number 18 scoring with finesse.

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25 October 2014

Absent friends

“Many countries have been coming every year since the first tournament in 2003, and it's sad when teams can't come, no matter the reason. But I also think of countless other players who for millions of reasons will never be able to come – not because they are not good enough at soccer or have no other talents to share (like a shoulder to cry on, a smile or a word of advice to a team-mate) but because there is simply not enough space for all homeless people to play, even here in the heart of the city, even if we played all year for decades to come.” - Mel Young

(From A ball can change the world: The story of the Homeless World Cup)

by Peter Barr

25 October 2014

Match Report: Quarter finals - Brazil vs Russia

The samba style of Brazil faced the European powerhouse of Russia at 10:40 this morning on pitch one.

Both teams looked focused in their team huddles before the match and it was Russia that scored the first goal of the game. Brazil equalised when number five, their captain Joao Paulo de Prado Rodrigues, scored a penalty sending the Russian goalkeeper the wrong way. Both teams kept cancelling each other out and at half time the European’s were in the lead with the scores at 5-3.

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25 October 2014

Match Report: Quarter Finals - Bosnia & Herzegovina vs Portugal

Bosnia & Herzegovina faced Portugal in the last quarter final of the Homeless World Cup this morning. Portugal had two players suspended for this game after an altercation in yesterday’s group match versus Mexico. It was Gibson, number 3, the Portuguese who took his nation to the initial lead. After some great build up play the Portuguese player struck a fierce effort low into the corner of the net.

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25 October 2014

Match Report: Quarter Finals - Poland vs Namibia

The second Homeless World Cup quarter final saw Europe’s Poland play the African nation of Namibia. The Polish took the lead when number nine, Lukasz Waszak, capitalised on a loose ball and put his team 1-0 up. Namibia quickly regrouped and after some great pressure from number eleven, Kleopas Useb, to win the ball and fire past the keeper to level the scores.

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25 October 2014

Match Report: Quarter Finals - Chile vs Netherlands

The local chant of ‘Chi Chi Le Le Le’ was being sung loud and clear as Chile and Notherlands kicked off the start of Finals weekend

Within seconds of the start fan favourite, Chile number seven, Ismael Manriqueo, had the first shot of the game, but it was the visitors that took the lead through, Robel Abraha. Ten seconds later the Dutch had the ball in the back of the net again but it was disallowed as the referee deemed the Holland player to be in the box. Chile continued to attack and in the second minute they scored their first goal of the game with a cheeky toe-poke that wrong-footed the Dutch keeper.

At half time the score was 3-2 in favour of the hosts.

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25 October 2014

The Power of Football

Asamoah Martin of Ghana is a passionate supporter of the Homeless World Cup, and the Ghana team has been part of the family since 2005. Martin is director of the Gimat Volunteer Network, a social enterprise that helps deprived communities in Ghana, using the power of sport.

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25 October 2014

Understanding the tournament

The Homeless World Cup Chile 2014 has a total of 8 trophies: every team plays right through to the last day. But how does it work, what are the trophies, and how is it decided who plays for which?

All is explained here...

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25 October 2014

Match Report: Lithuania vs Russia

In the evening sun the crowd on pitch one watched the battle between Lithuania and Russia.

Lithuania started on the front foot and forced some great saves from the Russian keeper. The Lithuanian number nine, Rolandas Rudzevicius, who had been keeping the keeper busy, finally got the breakthrough when he drilled a shot low into the net.

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24 October 2014

Hong Kong Goalkeeper Finds Friendship In Unexpected Places // 香港守門員在意想不到的地方找到朋友

Nicknamed Qoo, the 29-year old keeper has been playing football for the past 10 years. Previously in prison for drug offenses, the support from the Hong Kong Children and Youth Service gave him an opportunity to start a new life. Less than 11 months after his release, he is now reintegrated back into society and working through the transformation of the sport.

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24 October 2014

Tweet Your Questions to Mel Young Tomorrow, 12pm UTC

Burning questions about the Homeless World Cup? Tomorrow is your chance to ask President Mel Young himself!

It's 1.5 days till the Finals of the 12th edition of the Homeless World Cup. Who will lift the trophy? What is the true significance of the Homeless World Cup? How has football changed the lives of millions around the world? What more is there we can do to help? What is the Supporters Club?

These and so many more are questions that Mel will answer tomorrow at 12pm UTC time! Tweet @homelesswrldcup and use the ‪#‎HWCSupporter‬ hashtag to chime in!

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