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Rio blind football update

Date: June 3, 2016

Category: Football

The International Challenge in Blind Football is in full flow in Rio de Janeiro, with six of the teams that will play at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in action.

Here are the results from the first two days:

Match day 1

Argentina 1
Brazil B 0

China 1
Morocco 2

Japan 1
Iran 1

Match day 2


Brazil A 1

Iran 0

Japan 0
Mexico 1

Argentina 1
Morocco 1


China 0
Brazil B 1


Caption: Moroccan player attacks against China (© CBDV).

Brazil A and Mexico top Group A jointly on three points, while dark horses Morocco currently lead Group B over second-place Argentina thanks to a superior goal difference, with both teams having played two games (one win and one draw).

Morocco's Hattab Abderrazak is the top scorer so far on three goals.

Today's fixtures

09:00 Brazil A vs Japan
10:50 Iran vs Mexico
14:00 Morocco vs Brazil B
15:50 Argentina vs China
17:40 Brazil A vs Mexico

Follow all today's action live at

The International Challenge in Blind Football is hosted by the Brazilian Blind Sports Confederation (CBDV) and is being played at the Benjamin Constant Institute in Rio de Janeiro.

Visit the CBDV Facebook page for pictures.

Visit the IBSA Blind Football Facebook page for all news on the sport.



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