A Panama supporter glances up ahead of the Panama game against Tunisia at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk on June 28. Tunisia beat Panama 2-1 in the last of their group matches. This was the first time Panama had ever made it to the World Cup Finals, and the fans were just delighted to be there. Photo: AFP

Being at the Fifa 2018 World Cup, it’s already clear who the winners are

Mike Rowse came away from watching his first World Cup match impressed by the efficiency and friendliness of host Russia, and the fans of two teams in particular - Panama and Japan. Winning doesn’t have to be about scoring goals

Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2018

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A Panama supporter glances up ahead of the Panama game against Tunisia at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk on June 28. Tunisia beat Panama 2-1 in the last of their group matches. This was the first time Panama had ever made it to the World Cup Finals, and the fans were just delighted to be there. Photo: AFP
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