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Blind football update from Asia

Date: June 25, 2014

Category: Football

There's a lot going on in blind football in Asia as the continent gets ready to host the IBSA World Blind Football Champiosnhips for the first time in November 2014. News reaches IBSA of two major events:

MBSA/MSN Blind Football Championships in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur was the host city for the championships, organised by the Malaysian Blind Sports Association and the Sukan Negara Institute.

The event, which brought together the finest blind football teams in the country on June 21st and 22nd, was won by Kembara FC.

Kembara FC pose with the trophy.

Click here to visit the Blind Football Malaysia Facebook page.

Japanese Blind Football Championships

The Japanese Blind Football Championships, otherwise known as the AXA Brave Cup, will be held this coming weekend. As hosts of this year's IBSA World Blind Football Championships, the national team coach will be looking for on form players for his squad.

The championships will be played using a new ball – the Bushido II.

Click here to visit the Japanese Blind Football Association web site,and here to visit their Facebook page.

Three days to go until the championships kick off in Japan.

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