Spain crowned IBSA Partially Sighted Football European Champions
Date: December 16, 2014
Spain won the IBSA Partially Sighted Football European Championships 2014 in La Spezia, Italy, earlier today thanks to a 2-1 victory over Russia.
Early goals by JM Fuentes and Rodríguez were enough to defeat Russia in the final. Kanaev pulled a goal back in the second half for the Russians, who dominated possesion but couldn't find a way through the well-organised Spanish defence to equalise.
Player of the tournament: Juan Miguel Fuentes (Spain)
Top goalscorers: Paul McHugh (England) and Dimitri Kanaev (Russia) – 5 goals each
Fair play trophy: Austria
Best goalkeeper: Antonio Accanito (Italy)
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