Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Switzerlan­d coach slams World Cup match ‘in the jungle’


Jan 9 (Reuters) - Switzerlan­d coach Ottmar Hitzfeld is angry that his team must play a World Cup match “in the middle of the jungle” and has described the scheduling of the tournament in Brazil as “almost irresponsi­ble.” The Swiss will face Honduras in their final Group E game in Manaus, located in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and also play France in Salvador, another tropical venue on the coast.

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