Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 5:22 PM on Thursday 31 July

/ Front page / Sport

Test for Euro big guns

Afp
Friday, October 12, 2012

PARIS — The road to the 2014 World Cup continues on Friday with a number of important European zone qualifiers that have former champions Germany, Italy and Spain all facing difficult away assignments.

Germany coach Joachim Loew takes his three-time champions to Dublin for their first meeting against Ireland since a 0-0 draw in 2007 during qualifying for Euro 2008.

Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil has been their principal attacking threat so far, with three goals in Germany's opening two matches — a 3-0 win over the Faroe Islands followed by a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Austria in Vienna.

Robbie Keane will captain Giovanni Trapattoni's Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on the night he wins his 122nd cap.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Protest over ads on cabs
  2. PM denies claims
  3. Converting turtle hunters
  4. 4000 farmers 'idle'
  5. Nadolo, the X factor
  6. CORRECTION
  7. Tab on bad cabbies
  8. Climate change inspires Ram
  9. Health worry
  10. Agriculture contribution drops

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian woman jailed for stealing millions in NZ Sunday (27 Jul)
  2. Illegal Fijians in Tonga Friday (25 Jul)
  3. Hero's tale Tuesday (29 Jul)
  4. 10 degrees lowest yet Monday (28 Jul)
  5. New United formation Monday (28 Jul)
  6. Tafunai confident Friday (25 Jul)
  7. Misleading phone deals Monday (28 Jul)
  8. Million-dollar man Saturday (26 Jul)
  9. Iliesa Delana explains Wednesday (30 Jul)
  10. Help for illegal Fijians Tuesday (29 Jul)