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Spain crowned IBSA Partially Sighted Football European Champions

  • Date: 16-12-2014
  • Related to: Football
Spain celebrates victory.

Spain won the IBSA Partially Sighted Football European Championships 2014 in La Spezia, Italy, earlier today thanks to a 2-1 victory over Russia.

Early goals by JM Fuentes and Rodríguez were enough to defeat Russia in the final. Kanaev pulled a goal back in the second half for the Russians, who dominated possesion but couldn't find a way through the well-organised Spanish defence to equalise.

Final standings:

1 Spain
2 Russia
3 Ukraine
4 England
5 Italy
6 Turkey
7 Austria

Player of the tournament: Juan Miguel Fuentes (Spain)

Top goalscorers: Paul McHugh (England) and Dimitri Kanaev (Russia) - 5 goals each

Fair play trophy: Austria

Best goalkeeper: Antonio Accanito (Italy)

Click on the link above to download the full results.
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