FIFA U-20 World Cup Starts Today in Colombia

Posted on July 29, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Culture

•The FIFA U-20 World Cup begins today in Colombia after the opening ceremony at 7:25 p.m. in the Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez in Barranquilla according to
•The first game will be between Brazil and Egypt.
•The soccer tournament will be covered by over 2000 reporters from all over the world and will have an audience of over 500 people.
•The games will take place in 8 different stadiums in Colombia.
•There will be 24 teams competing divided into 6 groups:

Grupo A: Colombia (anfitriona), Francia, Malí, Corea del Sur

Grupo B: Portugal, Uruguay, Camerún, Nueva Zelanda

Grupo C: Australia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, España

Grupo D: Croacia, Arabia Saudí, Nigeria, Guatemala

Grupo E: Brasil, Egipto, Austria, Panamá

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