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Jun 21, 2014

Soccer-Ecuador could use a favour from former coach

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 21 (Reuters) – Having revived their World Cup hopes with a 2-1 win over Honduras, Ecuador could use some help from former coach Luis Fernando Suarez to help put them into the second round.

Ecuador face Group E leaders France in their last match on Wednesday, while rivals Switzerland meet the Hondurans who have lost both games and are almost certain to be knocked out.

Jun 21, 2014
Jun 21, 2014

Enner Valencia double gives Ecuador vital win

CURITIBA Brazil (Reuters) – A goal in each half from striker Enner Valencia gave Ecuador a 2-1 win over Honduras in World Cup group E on Friday to boost their hopes of making the last 16.

France top the group with six points while Ecuador and Switzerland each have three. Honduras have now lost twice and are facing likely elimination.

Jun 21, 2014

Soccer-Enner Valencia double gives Ecuador vital win

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 20 (Reuters) – A goal in each half from striker Enner Valencia gave Ecuador a 2-1 win over Honduras in World Cup group E on Friday to boost their hopes of making the last 16.

France top the group with six points while Ecuador and Switzerland each have three. Honduras have now lost twice and are facing likely elimination.

Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014

Nike extends sponsorship with Dutch team to 2026

CURITIBA Brazil (Reuters) – U.S. sportswear group Nike will supply the orange shirts worn by the Dutch football team until at least 2026 after agreeing to extend their long-running sponsorship agreement.

Nike has sponsored Dutch soccer since 1996, one of its first major deals in the sport.

Jun 20, 2014

Soccer-Nike extends sponsorship with Dutch team to 2026

CURITIBA, Brazil, June 20 (Reuters) – U.S. sportswear group Nike will supply the orange shirts worn by the Dutch soccer team until at least 2026 after agreeing to extend their long-running sponsorship agreement.

Nike has sponsored Dutch soccer since 1996, one of its first major deals in the sport.

Jun 20, 2014
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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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