Stamps on Genoa Football & Cricket Club – San Marino

Stamps on Genoa Football & Cricket Club – San Marino

Genoa Football and Cricket Club commonly known as Genoa is a professional Italian Football and Cricket Club based in the city of Genoa.It was established on 07 Sep 1893.It is Italy’s First official football team. Genoa has won Italian Football Championships nine times and has mostly played in Serie A and B of Italian league. Its Cricket Club plays in Serie A of Italian Cricket League.

San Marino issued a stamp on 13 April 2013 to commemorate 120th Anniversary of Genoa Cricket and Football Club.

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Stamp on 120th ANNIVERSARY OF GENOA CRICKET AND FOOTBALL CLUB 2013

FIFA U-20 World Cup – Stamps of UAE-2003

FIFA U-20 World Cup – Stamps of UAE-2003

The FIFA U-20 World Cup is a biennial football World Championships organised by FIFA for U-20 male players. It was first held in 1977 in Tunisia. Until 2005 it was known as FIFA World Youth Championships.

The 22nd edition of FIFA U-20 World Cup will be held in Poland from 23 May to 15 Jun 2019. The 2017 edition held in South Korea and England won the Cup beating Venezuela in the Finals.

The 2003 edition was held in UAE and was known as FIFA World Youth Championships. EMIRATES 2003 was won by Brazil defeating Spain 1-0 in the Finals. It was the 14th edition of the Cup.

United Arab Emirates released a Postage stamp on 09 Sep 2003 to commemorate this event.

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FIFA WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2003 – STAMPS OF UAE

2014 FIFA World Cup Football – Miniature Sheets

2014 FIFA World Cup Football – Miniature Sheets

The 20th edition of FIFA World Cup was played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. A total of 32 teams qualified  for the finals. Brazil was hosting it for the second time after 1950 and it was being held in South America for the fifth time.

Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to claim their fourth World Cup ,first after unification and became first European nation to win World Cup in Americas. It was also the third consecutive win for European Nation after Italy in 2006 and Spain in 2010.

Portugal issued a miniature sheet on 16 Jun 2014 to commemorate the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

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MINIATURE SHEET PORTUGAL -2014 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL

Spain issued a Miniature sheet containing  two stamps on 12 Jun 2014

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MINIATURE SHEET SPAIN -2014 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL

FIFA Club World Cup – Stamps of UAE

FIFA Club World Cup – Stamps of UAE

The FIFA Club World Cup was first contested in 2000. It was not held between 2001 and 2004. Since 2005 it has been held every year and hosted by Brazil , Japan ,UAE and Morocco .

The Winners of  AFC Champions League (Asia) ,CAF Champions League (Africa),CONCACAF Champions League (North America),Copa Libertados (South America),OFC Champions League (Oceania) & UEFA Champions League (Europe) along with host nations national champions participate in a straight knock-out tournament. Spain’s Real Madrid beat Brazil’s Gremio 1-0 in the 2017 edition to win the Cup.

United Arab Emirates issued a set of two stamps to commemorate the 2009 Edition held in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. The stamps were issued on 19 Dec 2009.

The 2018 edition is scheduled to be held in United Arab Emirates  from 12 Dec to 22 Dec 2018 .

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FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP- UAE 2009

 

Arabian Gulf Cup Football – Stamps of UAE

Arabian Gulf Cup Football – Stamps of UAE

The Arabian Gulf Cup Football also called Gulf Cup is a biennial Football Competition for the Arab states of Persian Gulf and Yemen. It was first held in 1970 which was won by Kuwait. The 23rd edition was held in Dec 17 -Jan 18 in Kuwait.

The 18th Arabian Gulf Cup was held in UAE and won by UAE. A set of two stamps was issued by UAE on 09 May 2007.

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18TH ARABIAN GULF CUP FOOTBALL -UAE 2007

Stamps of Russia 2016 – Stadiums hosting 2018 FIFA World Cup Football

Stamps on 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia – Football stadiums.

The 21st FIFA World Cup Football was held in Russia from 14 Jun to 15 Jul 2018. A total of 32 Countries  participated and matches were played in 12 Stadiums across 11 Cities.

A set of four stamps was issued by Russia on 26 Aug 2016 on four stadiums which shall be hosting the matches. All are 21.5 Rouble stamps. A Sheetlet is listed

The stadiums are

Stadium Arena Volgograd -capacity 45,000 – quarter finals.

Ekaterinburg Arena  Stadium Ural -Capacity 35,000.

Rostov Arena  Stadium at Rostov on Don – Capacity 45,000

Samara Arena Samara – Capacity 45,000- round of 16 & Quarter Finals

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL -STAMPS OF RUSSIA ON STADIUMS 2016

 

Stamps on Stadiums for 2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia stamps 2015

Stamps on 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia – Football stadiums.

The 21st FIFA World Cup Football will be held in Russia from 14 Jun to 15 Jul 2018. A total of 32 Countries will participate and matches will be played in 12 Stadiums across 11 Cities.

A set of four stamps was issued by Russia on 17 Nov 2015 on four stadiums which shall be hosting the matches. All are 21 Rouble stamps.A Sheetlet is listed

The stadiums are

Fischt Stadium Sochi -capacity 45,000 -round of 16 and quarter finals.

Luzhniki Stadium Moscow -Capacity 80,000-Opening & Finals

Spartak  Stadium Moscow- Capacity 45,000

Kazan Arena Kazan – Capacity 45,000- round of 16 & QuarterFinals

 

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2018 FIFA WORLD CUP -STAMPS OF RUSSIA ON STADIUMS