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Russia takes IBSA 2013 B2-B3 Football World Championships

Date: February 13, 2013

Category: Football

Russia has won the 2013 IBSA B2-B3 Football World Championships, held in Miyagi, Japan.

A single goal from player of the tournament Turkov Evgenii was enough to give Russia victory over neighbours and close rivals Ukraine – and the title of IBSA World Champions in the B2-B3 category – in the final played on Monday.

The goal came in the fourth minute of the second period of extra time following a tense goalless match.

England took third place and the bronze medals, outclassing hosts Japan and winning comfortably.

The World Championship were hosted by the Japan Blind Football Association (JBFA).

Click here for full results and final standings. 

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