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Blind Football: Colombia shuffles the podium in the American Championship

Date: October 26, 2022

Category: Blind football

The 2022 IBSA Blind Football American Championship reaches Day 3 and Colombia shuffles the podium of the competition. In the first game of the day, Colombia’s victory (4-1) against Peru took no discussion, especially in the second half.

#Accessibility – Javier Pimiento (Colombia) tries to interfere in the play that Rony Estrada (Peru) is trying to lead

At the break, the Colombian national team was already winning, thanks to the goal scored by Juan David Perez, but two goals in a row by Jon Gonzalez in the last period gave Colombia the comfort to manage the match in a more secure way. Brayan Bartolo, the reference striker from Peru, shortened the difference, but Nicolas Coca signed the final result.

This was enough to propel Colombia to second place in the standings, taking out Chile of the top 3, remanning Argentina in third.

#Accessibility – The best Argentinian scorer, Braian Pereyra, takes Javier Carrillo (Mexico) out of the way to shoot on target

Argentina also did its part in the victory against Mexico (3-0). Froillan Padilla scored the first two goals in the first half, and Federico Accardi closed out the final score.

In the last game of the day, Brazil didn’t give any chance for Chile to reply. Four goals in the first half and two more in the second half made the final score (6-0). Maxuel Valente (2), Jardel Soares (2), Raimundo Nonato, and Tiago Silva were the scorers in service.

#Accessibility – Sebastian Vergara and Esteban Campos (Chile) defending the area next to the goal, avoiding another shoot from Brazil

Check out the results of Day 3, the standings so far, the top scorer list, and the matches for today:

Day 3
Peru vs Colombia: 1-4
Argentina vs Mexico: 3-0
Chile vs Brazil: 0-6

1st – Brazil 9P 3G3W 8-0
2nd – Colombia 6P 3G2W1L 9-3
3rd – Argentina 6P 3G2W1L 8-2
4th – Chile 4P 3G1W1D1L 2-7
5th – Peru 1P 3G1D2L 3-10
6th – Mexico 0P 3G3L 1-9

Top scorer
1st Jhon Gonzalez (COL) 4
2nd Braian Pereyra (ARG) 3
3rd Brayan Bartolo (PER) 3

Today – 26th of October
7pm (CET) – Peru vs Mexico (2 pm local time)
9pm (CET) – Argentina vs Chile (4 pm local time)
11pm (CET) – Colombia vs Brazil (6 pm local time)

*Photos: Mariano Paiz/IBSA

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