Brazil triumph at World Blind Championship
Brazil lifted the IBSA World Blind Championship for the 3rd time with a stunning win over a resilient Spain team.
Brazil led one-nil at half-time through Alves with a further second half strike from Goncalves ensuring that the trophy once again went back to South America.
In the third place play off England failed to convert chances against China losing by 1 goal to nil.
The tournament concluded with the award presentations as follows:
Fair Play Winners – (Presented by Major of Hereford, Cllr Anna Toon) – Japan
Golden Boot – (Presented by Gordon Banks on behalf of The New Football Pools) – Antonio Martin (Spain)
Player of the tournament – (Presented by – Roger Burden, Acting Chairman of The FA) – Jefferson Goncalves (Brazil)
Young Player of the tournament – (Presented by – Colin Chaytors, Chairman of the Disability and Equality Advisory Group) – Feng Ya Wang (China)
Goalkeeper of the tournament – (Presented by Carlos Campos, President IBSA Futsal Sub Committee) – Alfredo Gonzalez (Spain)
For more information on the tournament, please visit blind2010.com