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Blind football league kicks off in Europe

Date: March 30, 2016

Category: Football

Blind football sees a new initiative to further develop the game in Europe and provide more playing opportunities with the launch of the Central European Blind Football League 2016.

The new development, the brainchild of four blind football clubs from four different countries, kicks off with the first match weekend from 27th to 29th May.

LÁSS Budapest from Hungary, Sprint Wroclaw from Poland, AVNR Bacau from Romania and BSC Prague from the Czech Republic will play each other over four match weekends, with one weekend to be held in each country.

The first league weekend takes place in Budapest at the home of LASS. The dates and venues for the other three weekends are:

Wroclaw, 24th – 26th June

Prague, 2nd – 4th September 

Buzau (AVNR Bacau's home ground), 14th – 16th October

The tournament may be extended in the future to include additional teams from more countries. 

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