Here's a full report from the Brazilian Blind Sports Confederation on the Super Cup of Nations blind football tournament held late August in Brazil...
By Tadeu Casqueira
Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
After the second victory against Mexico, the Brazilian Team of Blind Football won the champion of the first edition of the Super Cup of Nations. The triangular tournament, which ended in August 23, also had the participation of Argentina. With this achievement, Brazil maintains a routine win every competition that dispute since 2007.
The tournament began on Thursday (21) with a thrilling match, worthy of Brazil and Argentina. The duel that involves much rivalry was hard and closed. But in the end of the game, the team took advantage of the Argentine wear and scored twice. The goals of victory 2-0 free throws and were marked by defensive wing, Bill.
"I like to play against them, usually grow in this type of game and I'm happy to have helped the team once again against Argentina", said the scorer of the game, which made the goal of the Pan American title in 2007 against the same opponent .
The next day, Brazil started to shine in the tournament, against Mexico, the team has scored 3 to 0 and again, Bill opened the scoring. The opponent had to leave for the game and ended up leaving spaces that were utilized by the Brazilian attack. The best player in the world, Jefinho, broke up the defense and scored two more goals.
In the late afternoon, another tough match against Argentina. If he could win, Brazil will be champion advance, but the opponent blocking worked well and the game was in 0-0.
On Saturday, the last day of triangular, the Brazilian Team needed only a draw against Mexico. But the team wanted to finish the competition with a flourish and, once again, won the Mexicans. At the last minute, Dudu scored the victory by 3 to 2. The other two were scored by Jefinho.
Argentina faced Mexico on Thursday afternoon and got the win by 2-0, both goals scored by shirt 4, Padilla.
In confrontation of Saturday morning Argentina came back to win Mexico, this time by 2-1.
Partners in achieving
Aiming to prepare for major competitions and win more titles, the Brazilian National Blind Football has the support of Caixa Loterias and Coca-Cola, sponsors that make Brazil a power in the sport, with a successful partnership and yields many joys for Brazilian sport.
Thursday - 21/08
Brazil 2 Argentina 0
Argentina 2 Mexico 0
Friday - 22/08
Brazil 3 Mexico 0
Brazil 0 Argentina 0
Saturday - 23/08
Argentina 2 Mexico 1
Brazil 3 Mexico 2
Top Scorer and Best Player
Jefinho - Brazil - 4 goals
Luan - Brazil