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Quiz January 2008

1. Which Scottish club does New Zealand striker Chris Killen play for?
A: Celtic
B: Heart of Midlothian
C: Hibernian
2. Sevilla striker Frederic Kanoute plays international football for …
A: Mali
B: Cote d’lvoire
C: Cameroon
3. US national team coach Bob Bradley is currently in which unusual situation?
A: His brother Keith has also coached the USA national team in the past.
B: His son Michael is in the US squad.
C: His contract is extended on a match-by-match basis, depending on the result.
4. Which is the world’s most successful club (in terms of international titles won)?
A: Real Madrid B: Bayern Munich C: Boca Juniors
5. Who is India’s current national team coach?
A: Roy Hodgson B: Bob Houghton C: Howard Wilkinson
6. Where will the FIFA U-17 World Cup be held in 2009?
A: Burkina Faso B: Nigeria C: Mali
7. Who invented the legendary defensive tactic known as catenaccio?
A: Antonio Antoniazzi B: Cesare Cisalpino C: Helenio Herrera
8. Bahrain only missed out on qualification for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ in a play-off. Who did they lose to?
A: Ecuador
B: Trinidad and Tobago
C: Australia
9. In which year did Spain win their only European Championship to date? A: 1964 B: 1968 C: 1972
10. What is the nickname of the Chinese women’s national football team?
A: The Golden Dragons B: The Steel Roses C: The Silver Arrows
11. Which German Bundesliga club has two Japanese players in its squad, namely Naohiro Takahara and Junichi Inamoto?
A: Bochum
B: Hamburg
C: Eintracht Frankfurt
12. How many times have Paraguay taken part in the FIFA World Cup™ finals?
A: 2
B: 4
C: 7
13. Which of the following Austrian legends has never been coach of the country’s national team?
A: Toni Polster
B: HansKrankl
C: Herbert Prohaska
14. Where do the Faroe Islands play their home matches?
A: Vestmanna B: Torshavn C: Sumba
15. Who was top scorer in the Spanish first division in the 2006-07 season?
A: Lionel Messi
B: Ronaldinho
C: Ruud van Nistelrooy
16. Who knocked England out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup China 2007?
A: Brazil
C: Germany
17. What is the name of Boca Juniors’ legendary stadium?
A: La Montanara B: La Bombonera C: La Bicicletta
18. Which former France international is coach of Gabon?
A: Alain Giresse
B: JeanTigana
C: Bernard Genghini
19. Which Danish striker helped Hellas Verona to a shock Italian title win in 1985?
A: EbbeSand
B: Morten Skoubo
C: Preben Elkjaer
20. Who holds the record number of caps for Switzerland?
A: Heinz Hermann
B: Stephane Chapuisat
C: Jakob Kuhn