Canada misses penalty in World Cup opener

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Canada has kicked off its Qatar World Cup campaign after a 36-year absence from the soccer showpiece. The Canadian team’s only previous World Cup appearance was in 1986, when it lost all three games without scoring a goal. Canada’s Alphonso Davies had a chance to make history after just 10 minutes when a penalty was awarded for a handball by Belgium’s Yannick Carrasco, but his tame spot-kick was easily saved by keeper Thibaut Courtois.

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