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IBSA Goalball American Championships - day one round-up

  • Date: 30-11-2017
  • Related to: Goalball
A player from the USA female team defends in the game against Peru (Photo credit: José Patrício/CPB/MPIX)
Yesterday saw the first day's play at the IBSA Goalball American Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Eight men's teams and six women's teams are in the running for the title of American Championships and a slot at next year's IBSA Goalball World Championships in Malmo, Sweden.

In the men's event, Brazil and Argentina lead pool A on three points following wins over Peru and Venezuela. United states and Canada are tied at the top of pool B on three points each thanks to victories over Mexico and Costa Rica.

In the women's pool, United States, Brazil and Canada both registered two wins and lead the group. Mexico, Peru and Costa Rica will be looking to open their accounts in today's games.

Full results from match day one. 

Fixtures ​Thursday 30th November

08:30 W CANADA x PERU
09:30 W MEXICO x COSTA RICA
10:30 W BRAZIL x USA
11:30 M PERU x VENEZUELA
12:30 M BRAZIL x ARGENTINA
13:30 M MEXICO x CANADA
14:30 W COSTA RICA x PERU
15:30 W MEXICO x BRAZIL
16:30 W USA x CANADA
17:30 M COSTA RICA x USA
18:30 M ARGENTINA x VENEZUELA

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