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Pajulahti 2017 blog: Goalball’s versatility surprises new Finnish head coach

Date: July 5, 2017

Category: Goalball

Finnish men’s national coach Jarkko Pokkinen is the tenth writer in the Pajulahti 2017 blog.

Pokkinen has strong background in basketball coaching but no previous experience on goalball before he started as a national team coach in February. Spring and summer have been full of learning for him.

Pokkinen’s blog text can be read here:

There will be total of 22 blog entries from 22 different writers in the Pajulahti 2017 blog. A new entry will be published every Wednesday and the last entry will be out a week after the European Championships.

Each entry will be published both in English and in Finnish.

The 2017 IBSA Goalball European Championships will be held in the Pajulahti Sports Institute, Finland, on 18-22 of September.

The previous Pajulahti 2017 blog texts can be found here:

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