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First-ever IBSA Blind Football camp and tournament for women kicked off in Vienna, Austria.

The event has brought together 75 people from 16 countries and 3 continents, with women making up around 80% of those taking part.

Participants from thirteen European countries- Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Turkey-have been joined by the japanese national women´s blind football team, players from Canada and coaches from Mexico.

 

The camp and tournament are held as part of the EUFA-funded IBSA Blind Football European Development Project, and in partnership with the Austrian Disability Sports Federation. In addition to training sessions and coach education, a referee training course is also on the agenda, and the new refs will have the opportunity to officiate the matches.Here we have a unique event where 60 of the participants are female.

 

 

Impression at the first-ever IBSA blind football camp and tournament for women in Vienna.

 

The japanese national women´s blind football team warms up.

The japanese national women´s blind football team warms up.

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