Godoy Cruz Uniredes wins Argentinean Blind Football Championships
Date: December 14, 2015
Goals by Argentinean internationals Froilán Coqui Padilla and Federico Acardi either side of half-time gave Godoy Cruz Uniredes de Mendoza a 2-0 victory over Rosell de San Isidro in the final of the Argentinean Blind Football Championships.
The final stage of the 22-team championships, which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary, was held last weekend at the Román Rosell Institute.
Thanks to a goal from Uruguyuan international Uruguay Anthony Da Luz, Estudiantes de La Plata defeated River Plate 1-0 to take third place.
ACHADEC de Resistencia came fifth, beating Popeye de Salta 2-1.
The Championships are organised by the Argentinean Blind Sports Federation (FADEC) and its president, Domingo Latela, was on hand to present the trophies and medals to the winning teams.
Caption: Godoy Cruz Uniredes de Mendoza celebrates victory with their trophy and medals.
Argentinean Blind Football Championships 2006-2015 – winners and runners-up
2006: River Plate (winners) and Popeye de Salta (runners-up)
2007: River Plate and Bella Vista de Mendoza
2008: Bella Vista de Mendoza and River Plate
2009: ARDEC de Rosario and River Plate
2010: Municipalidad de Córdoba and UCASE de Santiago del Estero
2011: Estudiantes de La Plata and Bella Vista de Mendoza
2012: Municipalidad de Córdoba and Bella Vista de Mendoza
2013: Unión de Del Viso and River Plate
2014: Municipalidad de Córdoba and MEDEA de Córdoba
2015: Godoy Cruz Uniredes de Mendoza and Rosell de San Isidro