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Semi-finals day at Partially Sighted Football European Championships

Date: December 12, 2018

Category: Football

Today sees semi-final action at the IBSA Partially Sighted Football (B2-B3) European Championships 2018 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Six teams are competing for the title and, following the group phase, the stage is set for knock-out action later today.

England topped group A with wins over Italy and Georgia, while reigning world and European champions Ukraine led Group B thanks to victories over Russia and Turkey.

England faces Russia in the first semi-final at 18:00 local time (15:00 CET) and Ukraine takes on Italy in the second semi at 20:00 (17:00 CET). The winners will meet in the final on Friday at 16:00 (13:00 CET).  

Ukraine is defending the title it won at the last European Championships in Turkey in December 2016.

The IBSA Partially Sighted Football (B2-B3) European Championships 2018 are hosted by the Georgian Blind Football Federation and the home team is making its debut in the partially sighted category.

Follow the action on the Georgian Blind Football Federation Facebook page.

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Caption: Ukraine celebrates winning the 2016 European Championships in Turkey.

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