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China and Iran reach Asian Blind Football final and qualify for Rio 2016

Date: September 6, 2015

Category: Football

Following match days 4 and 5 at the IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships in Tokyo, China and Iran have made the final and booked their slots for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

The two will meet in tomorrow's final at 19:00 local time having finished first and second respectively in the group stage.

Caption: China's number 9 shoots at goal.

Hosts Japan and Korea will play for third place at 17:00, while Malaysia and India are set to decide who finishes fifth and sixth at 14:30.

Here are the results and links to match videos from the past two days:

Saturday 5th September – match day 4

Iran 0 China 0


Japan 5 India 0


Korea 1 Malaysia 0

Links to match videos day 4:

1st Match Iran vs China –


2nd Match Japan vs India –


3rd Match Korea vs Malaysia –

Sunday 6th September – match day 5

India 0 China 5

Korea 0 Iran 4

Japan 2 Malaysia 0

1st Match India vs China –

2nd Match Korea vs Iran –

3rd Match Japan vs Malaysia –

China and Iran join Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Turkey and Russia as the teams qualified for the Rio 2016 games.

Watch all the action from the final day at the IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships here.

Caption; banner for the IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships.

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