Ukraine tops table at IBSA Partially Sighted Football World Championships
Date: December 11, 2019
Reigning European and world champions Ukraine are showing their strength at the IBSA Partially Sighted Football World Championships in Antalya, Turkey, and lead the league table after match day four.
Ukraine have three wins out of three and top the table on nine points along with England thanks to a superior goal difference (+ 14 to England's +8).
Caption: Ukraine shoots at goal during its game against Russia.
Hosts Turkey are proving to be a strong contender and sit third on six points after three games, while Russia also has six but has played one game more.
Spain lies fifth, Italy sixth and Japan, despite coming close to winning, has yet to register a point.
Results match day 3 – Monday 9th December
England 4 Spain 2
Russia 0 Ukraine 4
Italy 4 Japan 3
Results match day 4 – Tuesday 10th December
Turkey 4 Russia 1
Japan 2 England 6
Ukraine 8 Italy 1
Caption: league standings after match day 4.
Fixtures match day 5 – Wednesday 11th December
10:00 Spain vs Japan
15:00 Italy vs Turkey
18:00 England vs Ukraine
The IBSA Partially Sighted Football World Championships are hosted by GESFED, the Turkish Blind Sports Federation.
For more information on the championships visit the event web site.
All matches will be streamed live on the GESFED Facebook page.
Caption: logo for the 2019 IBSA Partially Sighted Football World Championships.