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Blind Football Europeans broadcasting plans revealed

  • Date: 01-08-2017
  • Related to: Football
A Spanish player is interviewed in the mixed zone at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
The organisers of the IBSA Blind Football European Championships 2017 have revealed plans to make the event one of the best ever in terms of broadcasting and streaming.

The championships kick off on Friday August 18th with the opening ceremony followed by the opening match at 19:30, featuring hosts Germany and group A rivals Italy.

All matches from the competition will be streamed live on internet, with two streams available - one with audiodescription in English and the other with AD in German*.

A minimum of five cameras will be deployed at the venue to bring all the action to blind football fans worldwide, including exclusive on-pitch interviews and post-match reactions from the mixed zone.


Caption: a TV camera at the blind football tournament at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. 

In addition to the video stream, a live audiodescription stream will be provided in German and English.

Links for all of the above will be released shortly.

IBSA Blind Football European Championships 2017 groups and matches 

Group A
 
Germany
Italy
Romania
England
France
 
Group B
 
Turkey
Belgium
Georgia
Spain
Russia
 
Friday, 18. August
 
19.30 Germany vs Italy
 
Saturday, 19. August
 
13.30 Romania vs England
17.00 Georgia vs Spain
19.30 Turkey vs Belgium
 
Sunday, 20. August
 
11.00 Italy vs Romania
13.30 France vs Germany
17.00 Russia vs Turkey
19.30 Belgium vs Georgia
 
Monday, 21. August
 
11.00 Spain vs Russia
13.30 Turkey vs Georgia
17.00 England vs France
19.30 Germany vs Romania
 
Tuesday, 22. August
 
11.00 Georgia vs Russia
13.30 Romania vs France
17.00 Belgium vs Spain
19.30 Italy vs England
 
Wednesday, 23. August
 
11.00 Russia vs Belgium
13.30 France vs Italy
17.00 England vs Germany
19.30 Spain vs Turkey
 
Thursday, 24. August
 
17.00 Semi-final 1
19.30 Semi-final 2
 
Friday, 25. August
 
13.30 9th Place
17.00 7th Place
19.30 5th Place
 
Saturday, 26. August
 
17.00 3rd-4th place play-off
19.30 final
 
IBSA Blind Football European Championships 2017 Facebook page

IBSA Blind Football on Facebook
 
* The opening match will be shown live on German TV and will be geoblocked in Germany. 


Caption: logo for the European Championships.  
 
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