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Croatia to Open 2014 World Cup Against Brazil

CroatiaCroatia will play hosts Brazil in the opening match of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Croatia were dealt a tough draw on Friday, drawing Mexico and Cameroon along with 5-time winners Brazil…

Group A

Brazil
Cameroon
Mexico
Croatia

Fixtures:

Croatia v Brazil – 12 June (22.00) – Sao Paulo
Croatia v Cameroon – 18 June (21.00) – Manaus
Croatia v Mexico – 23 June (22.00) – Recife

“I am glad that we will open the World Cup. Let the world see our dear little Croatia against the mighty Brazil. We will come and play beautiful football, the guys will give it all and do our fans and nation proud,” said coach Niko Kovač after the draw.

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