The United States of America (USA) will face Wales in their opener at this year’s World Cup tournament after the Welsh team ended a 64-year wait. Wales qualified for their first World Cup tournament since they made their debut at the 1958 edition in Sweden by beating Ukraine 1-0 in the playoffs.
West Ham player Andriy Yarmolenko scored in the wrong net on 34 minutes to give the Welsh team passage to Qatar. Wales had Wayne Hennessey to thank for the victory over the Ukrainians after the shot stopper made some smart saves to deny the visitors. Wales used home advantage to positive effect in the playoffs thereby securing a place in Qatar. Continue reading →