The 1978 World Soccer Cup Tournament moves towards its climax this weekend in Buenos Aires.?
The 1978 World Soccer Cup Tournament moves towards its climax this weekend in Buenos Aires. But for 16 young players from around the world their cup has come and gone.
SYNOPSIS: The World Soccer Cup for young players was conducted at the West Railway Stadium in Buenos Aires on Tuesday (20 June). Sixteen youngsters were put through six tests. This was the Ball control section.
An estimated 20 thousand people watched the competition.
There were three Brazilians among the contenders. Others came from the United States. Argentina, Chile, the Netherlands and Canada.
The contest was organised by a soft drink firm and F.I.F.A. -- the International Federation of Football Associations. This was the second competition of its kind to be held.
This year the honours went to Argentina, in keeping with the direction the World Cup series seemed to be taking. Argentina and Holland are the finalists. This year's young winner, however, was Hug??? de la M???tta. Second was another Argentine -- Ramon L???pez -- and third was Joe Seamardi of the United States.