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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Iceland, Smallest Country to Qualify for Football World Cup 2018

Iceland created history by qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. This is the first time that Iceland qualified for the World Cup. Gylfi Sigurdsson and Johann Berg Gudmundsson scored 2-0 against Kosovo to bag a spot in Group I of UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) World Cup Qualifying.
Iceland became the smallest country to clinch a position at the 21st FIFA World Cup. The previous smallest country to have reached the World Cup was Trinidad & Tobago.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • 21st FIFA World Cup will be held in 2018 in Russia.
  • This is the first time when Iceland and Panama will be participants.
Source- The Guardian

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