Al-Wahda win Club World Cup opener

Hugo and Baiano, two of UAE champions Al-Wahda's three Brazilians, scored in the last five minutes of the first half to virtually put the match beyond Hekari, a team founded in Papua New Guinea only seven years ago.

Fears that the home team might fail to progress from the opening match as Al-Ahli did last year when they lost to Auckland City, disappointing the organisers and FIFA, were dispelled after a nervous opening half hour.

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