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15/11/2009
1:0 (0:0)
  • Haris SEFEROVIC (63')

Summary

Steely Swiss claim first crown

The Swiss debutants did the seemingly impossible on Sunday, keeping the free-scoring hosts off the board to claim their first-ever world title.

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Coaches

Dany RYSER (SUI)
(NGA) John OBUH

Officials

Referee: Martin VAZQUEZ (URU)Assistant Referee 1: Carlos PASTORINO (URU)Assistant Referee 2: Miguel NIEVAS (URU)Fourth official: Carlos AMARILLA (PAR)Fifth official: Emigdio RUIZ (PAR)

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Latest Comments:
lowerfilter
16/06/2010 at 19:11
lowerfilter (India)
the Swiss created one of the biggest upsets. Nice to see an open game. but they need more speed in their strikers. this seems to be the group of death now. lot depends on the game between the Swiss and the Chileans. spain needs a Nadal!!
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---Gus---
16/11/2009 at 18:37
---Gus--- (USA)
Congratulations to Switzerland! They really deserved to be the champions. They won all their games!!!
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rukudawa
16/11/2009 at 14:36
rukudawa (India)
Swiss team won,but Nigeria played better,it was destined for them to win. Congratulation to both teams it isn't easy to reach that stage.
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10Shots25
2Corner kicks10
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
46%Possession (%)54%
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"Today’s a historic day for Switzerland. We’re world champions for the first time. I’m thrilled with this title as it’s the culmination of many years’ hard work." Dany Ryser, Switzerland coach