Book on World Cup football

Updated: Jun 01, 2010, 17:52 PM IST

Mumbai: With the kick-off of the FIFA World
Cup just round the corner, a book on the mega event, starting
in South Africa on June 11, has hit the stands.

Written by Ausin Coutinho with illustrations by the
author himself who is a local football administrator and
former cricketer, "Goal! Football World Cup" also has
photographs of leading players and a quiz relating to the
beautiful game`s quadrennial showpiece.

The foreword to the book, which also has short write-ups
about all the past World Cup editions, has been penned by
two-time Olympian S S `Babu` Narayan who represented the
country in the 1956 and 1960 Games in Melbourne and Rome.

It has been published by Popular Prakashan.