Kahn voted best goalie of World Cup

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:27 IST

Germany's Oliver Kahn will receive the 2002 Yashin Award for the best goalkeeper of the World Cup.

Kahn voted best goalie of World Cup

Yokohama:

Germany's Oliver Kahn will receive the 2002 Yashin Award for the best goalkeeper of the World Cup, FIFA announced today. Before the final, the 33-year-old goalie conceded only one goal in six matches, when Ireland's Robbie Keane beat him in stoppage time of the first-round match against Ireland.In 1998, the trophy went to French goalkeeper Fabien Barthez.The award is named in honour of the late Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin, who starred in the 1958-1966 World Cups. (AP)



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