Czech Republic hosts international blind football tournament
Date: October 9, 2013
A major international football tournament for blind players was held recently in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.
The first edition of the Central European Cities Cup took place in the city in early September, with four teams from different cities and representing three countries in the running for the trophy.
The tournament was hosted by Blind Sport Club Praha and took place in the centre of the city on September 7th with support from a number of sponsors, including IBM, Heineken, TOP Hotel and Joma sportswear.
Featuring in the tournament were LASS Budapest from Hungary, Avoy MU Brno from the Czech Republic, Sprint Wroclow from Poland and the host club.
At the end of the round-robin tournament it was Sprint Wroclow who came away with the honours, beating second-place BSC Prague 3-2 on penalties to take the trophy. Avoy MU Brno finished third while LASS Budapest came fourth.
BSC Prague-LASS Budapest 3-1
Avoy MU Brno-Sprint Wroclaw 0-7
BSC Prague-Avoy MU Brno 3-0
Sprint Wroclaw-LASS Budapest 6-1
Sprint Wroclaw-BSC Prague 0-0 (3-2 on penalties)
LASS Budapest-Avoy MU Brno 2-5
Sprint Wroclaw 8 points
BSC Prague 7 points
Avoy MU Brno 3 points
LASS Budapest 0 points
For more information on blind football in the Czech Republic contact [email protected].