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Blog on: Epson Announces Bundle Deal for This Year’s Soccer Tournaments

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Epson is the worldwide leader in the projector market. Today, the company unveiled a new projector promotion that will coincide with this year’s soccer tournaments, including the FIFA world cup. The promotion states that all Epson customers who purchase the EH-TW3500 projector will receive for free, …


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This Portrait of Brazil Winning Copa America 2007 is One for the Ages

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Brazil wins Copa America 2007

Just look at this happy portrait of Brazil winning Copa America 2007. It was a come from behind victory but nevertheless, they would only remembered as the winners in Venezuela.

Image source from ESPN

Brazil Wins Copa America 2007 Thru Well Planned Tactics

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Brazil wins Copa America 2007 Argentina lost to Brazil in 2004 via penalties. Argentina came to the finals with vengeance in their eyes looking to crush Brazil. People expected Argentina to win it all. In the end, Argentina went home getting beaten by Brazil.

Brazil was spectacular throughout the game finishing with 3 goals while Argentina never saw the ball behind the net.

Julio Baptisa came up with a back breaker by scoring very early in the game — 4th minute. Argentina captain Roberto Ayala helped Brazil extend the lead by scoring on his own goal before half-time and Brazilian Daniel Alves finishing off Argentina for good.

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Brazil Edged Out Another Epic Battle with Uruguay

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Brazil Football Victory Copa America Brazil and Uruguay played another epic battle in the semi-final of Copa America 2007 Venezuela. It could be remembered that Brazil won against Uruguay in the same stage in the last Copa America going straight to winning the tournament.

It is a joy to watch two opposing philosophies slug it out in the game with Brazil playing beautiful football with grace dancing to Samba music; Uruguay on the other hand are the rugged boys using physical strength to outpower their opponents.

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Dunga is Getting Favorable Response from Polls

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It looks like Dunga is getting favorable response from the polls run on the right side bar especially after Brazil’s win against Chile.

During the first run of the polls, Dunga could hardly get a positive vote; things have changed since then.

Go and vote for Dunga’s work ethic poll.

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship Brazil Redemption

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FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship BrazilThe loss of US Women’s World Championship became a redemption to Brazil in some way after their country lost in FIFA World Cup in Germany.

US controlled most of the game and looked like they will win a podium finish but Barbara of Brazil showed toughness in stopping goals all the way to the penalty shootout that helped them secure third place.

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FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship: US Fails Again

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FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship US TeamI wrote about the US Girls Football Team far from being pathetic as their boys, and true enough despite of their loss against Brazil in the battle for third place they still are way ahead of the men’s football team. It’s sorry to see them bow out without even winning the third prize award but the way they played proves a lot of their skill and potential going forward.

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FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship Quarterfinals Preview

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Nigeria FIFA U-20 Women's World ChampionshipMajestic Falconets of Nigeria assured their spot in the quarterfinals with a crushing job over Finland 8 – 0. They did not need to win to join China in the quarterfinals but coach Emmanuel Tetteh Okonkwo had other things in mind. He instructed his team to attack strong and put the team away which saw them firing repeatedly and pounding Switzerland’s inferior football to the tune of eight times seeing the ball behind the net.

Cynthia Uwak led the charge against Finland in FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship with a hat trick as a result of her continous and tireless attack on Finland.

Below are the team that qualified for the quarterfinals (enclosed in brackets are their point total):

Group A – Russia (5), Brazil (5)

Group B – China PR (9), Nigeria (6)

Group C – Korea DPR (9), Germany (6)

Group D – France (6), USA (6) — Both team still has to face each other in their last group game

I am running a poll on which team shall win in Russia 2006 at the right side column. Go and cast your vote.

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship Match Results

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FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship TeamsFIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship standings.

Last Update: August 24

Group A

Brazil – the samba country managed to get away with a stalemate against host nation Russia and Brazil and was able to defeat defending champions Australia with a score of 2 – 0.

Russia – came out very strong on their opening game with Brazil and managed to hold-off their powerful team to finish in a draw while their encounter with New Zealand proved harder and just got out with a 3 – 2 win. Their last game against Australia finished in a draw.

Australia – they openened their bid on a 3 – 0 destruction of New Zealand but was taken cared of by Brazil. They had a draw with Russia 1 – 1.

New Zealand – they need to do their homework as they were demolished by Australia and Russia. They worked hard to draw their last game against Brazil.

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FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship Predictions

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FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship TeamsFIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship is where you will discover and see the rising and future superstars of big Women leagues.

Group A

Australia is powered by captain Sally Shipard whose youthfullness show a lot of firepower but in general, Australia’s depth is going to be a problem for them.

Brazil is definitely the favorite in this group having the depth, exposure and skill set to beat any opponent. They are led by a strong leader in Marta who is expected to power this squad easily past the stage.

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