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Blind Football: Argentina is taking the lead at home in the American Championship

Date: October 24, 2022

Category: Blind football

Argentina, Chile, and Brazil started with a victory in the kick-off of the 2022 IBSA Blind Football American Championship. The tournament got its first day of competition this Sunday with the host national team in a strong win against Peru: 5-1.

#Accessibility – Argentinian striker Brayan Pereyra shoots on target in one of the three goals he scored against Peru

Brayan Pereyra, wearing the magic jersey number 10, was up to expectations and signed the first hat-trick of the competition. Two of them in the first half, against the lonely goal of Peru, by Brayan Cúmaco, score at half-time. In the second half, Argentina continued to charge the opponent and three more goals (another one by Pereyra and two more by Matias Oliveira and Ignacio Oviedo) made the final result.

#Accessibility – Victor Silva, captain of national team of Chile, celebrates the single goal of the match against Colombia

In the second match of Day 1, Chile beat Colombia by the narrowest difference (1-0), with a single goal by Victor Silva, another number 10 shining at the Predio Liga Cordobesa pitch, in the city of Córdoba.

#Accessibility – Francisco Rangel, from Mexico, tries to cut a dangerous play for his goalkeeper in a Brazilian strike

To close the first day of competition, Brazil had some trouble taking the best out of Mexico. The single goal that marked the victory was scored only in the second half by Tiago Silva.

Check the results and the matches for this Day 2, schedule in CET (and local time):

Peru vs Argentina: 1-5
Chile vs Colombia: 1-0
Mexico vs Brazil: 0-1

Today – 24th of October
7 pm – Peru vs Chile (2 pm, local time)
9 pm – Argentina vs Brazil (4 pm, local time)
11 pm – Colombia vs Mexico (6 pm, local time)

As usual, all the matches can be followed on the IBSA YouTube channel on a live stream. Check the website and social media for direct access. Stay tuned!

*Photos: Mariano Paiz/IBSA

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