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Blind Football: Switzerland won the Euro Challenge Cup

Date: July 10, 2022

Category: Football

The national Blind Football team of Switzerland was the winner of the Euro Challenge Cup that took place these past few days, in Stockholm. The Swiss squad beat Austria only in the penalty kicks (1-0), after a tie in the regular time (2-2).

The competition started last Thursday with a comfortable win by the host national team of Sweden against Armenia (5-0), and another tie between the two teams which played in the final: Switzerland and Austria (1-1).

On Saturday, and after another Swiss tie against Sweden (0-0) on Friday, the winners of the tournament got the most expressive win against Armenia (13-0), which contributed largely to the final standings for the top scorer. Hosgoren Mustafa, from Austria, with 10 goals, took the trophy home.

The fourth edition of the IBSA Blind Football Euro Challenge Cup was also an opportunity to form new referees in Sweden, with a clinic which put new referees in the tournament.

Check all the results and final standings from the stage groups:

July 7th
Sweden vs Armenia: 5-0
Switzerland vs Austria: 1-1

July 8th
Sweden vs Switzerland: 0-0
Austria vs Armenia: 5-0

July 9th
Sweden vs Austria: 2-2
Armenia vs Switzerland: 1-13

Standings after group stage

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against Goal Difference Points
Switzerland 3 1 2 0 14 2 .+12 5
Austria 3 1 2 0 8 3 .+5 5
Sweden 3 1 2 0 7 2 .+5 5
Armenia 3 0 0 3 1 24 -23 0

July 9th – Final Match
Switzerland vs Austria: 2-2
Penalty kicks definition: Switzerland vs Austria: 1-0

Final Standings
1st – Switzerland
2nd – Austria
3rd – Sweden
4th – Armenia

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