Japan set to host international women’s blind football camp and Saitama City Normalization Cup 2019
Date: February 19, 2019
Eleven blind women from eight countries – Argentina, Australia, Austria, UK, Germany, Nigeria, Sweden and Zimbabwe – are travelling to Tokyo to take part in the two-day training camp with the Japanese team on Thursday and Friday, followed by the Saitama City Normalization Cup 2019 on Saturday.
This second international camp for women follows on from the very successful initial camp in Vienna, Austria, in May 2017, where 75 players and staff from 16 countries, including the Japanese national team, participated.
Caption: Saitama City Normalization Cup 2019 poster.
The event is sponsored by Saimata City with support from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Sports Agency, Japan Foundation Sports Association, Japan Paralympic Committee, General Association Japan Disabled Football Federation, Saitama Prefecture and General Association Saitama Prefecture Disabled Sports Association.
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Check out the highlights video from the camp in Vienna.
Caption: participants from the May 2017 camp in Vienna pose for a group photo.