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THIS IS HOW BLIND FOOTBALL IS PLAYED

The Spanish Blind Sports Federation (FEDC), together with ONCE, hosts for the first time in Madrid the Blind Football World Championship, sponsored by the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA).

THIS IS HOW BLIND FOOTBALL IS PLAYED

The Spanish Blind Sports Federation (FEDC), together with ONCE, hosts for the first time in Spain the Blind Football World Championship, sponsored by the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA).

1. It will be the first world championship competed by sixteen national teams, coming from four continents.


2. Six national countrys will make their debut at this World Cup: Mexico, Russia, Mali, Costa Rica, Thailand and Iran.


3. Only Brazil (four) and Argentina (two) have lifted the World Cup.


4. Spain is the only European country to have finished in the Top-3 (five times) in the history of the tournament.


5. It will be the second time Spain hosts a World Cup after the second edition of Jerez de la Frontera in 2000.

1. It will be the first world championship competed by sixteen national teams, coming from four continents.

2. Six national countrys will make their debut at this World Cup: Mexico, Russia, Mali, Costa Rica, Thailand and Iran.

3. Only Brazil (four) and Argentina (two) have lifted the World Cup.

4. Spain is the only European country to have finished in the Top-3 (five times) in the history of the tournament.

5. It will be the second time Spain hosts a World Cup after the second edition of Jerez de la Frontera in 2000.