IBSA Blind Football reports on two recent friendly international tournaments in Chisinau, Moldova, and Bacau, Romania:
4th Moldova International Blind Football Tournament
Hosted by the Moldova Association of the Blind on 15th and 16th October, the 4th edition of the event saw the national teams from Moldova, Romania and Russia come together in the Moldovan capital.
Referees from the Football Federation of Moldova officiated the matches.
Moldova 0 Romania 2 (Harlet Marius and Kovacs Florin)
Russia 2 (Tihonov Andrey ) Moldova 0
Romania 2 (Harlet Marius ) Russia 0
1st - Romania
2nd - Russia
3rd - Moldova
Top scorer - Harlet Marius (Romania) 3 goals
Top goal-keeper - Oleg Biscagaev (Moldova)
Player of the tournament - Tihonov Andrey (Russia)
Caption: the Romanian team celebrates victory in Moldova.
1st Romania International Blind Football Tournament
The Romanian Association of the Blind hosted the very first edition of this event last weekend (22nd and 23rd October) in the north-eastern city of Bacau. The hosts were joined by Germany and neighbours Moldova for the event.
Romanian Football Federation officials refereed all the games.
Moldova 0 Romania 0 (Moldova wins 2-1 on penalties)
Germany 0 Moldova 0 (Germany wins 2-0 on penalties)
Romania 0 Germany 1 (Ali Pektas)
1st - Germany
2nd - Moldova
3rd - Romania
Caption: the German team poses with its trophy after victory in Bacau.