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Blind Football to feature at UEFA Euro 2012 in Poland.

Date: March 23, 2012

Category: Football

Blind futsal will be showcased in front of a large audience at the quarter final match of the UEFA European Championships in Gdansk, Poland, on Friday 22nd June 2012.

Two local teams of blind players will take to the pitch for a short exhibition match as part of the UEFA Respect Inclusion project. The initiative is being jointly organised by UEFA, Cross Association, Special Olympics Poland and IBSA as part of the IBSA Futsal Development Project Europe.

Follow the news in the run-up to the match on the Respect Inclusion web site and on Facebook .

The 2012 showcase match is the second blind futsal game to be played at the UEFA Euro championships. In 2008 Spain defeated England by three goals to nil at a match played in Basel before the UEFA Euro 2008 quarter final between Germany and Portugal.

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