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1st Blind Football Copa Libertadores scheduled to start tomorrow in Peru

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Tomorrow in Ventanilla, Peru, the 1st Blind Football Copa Libertadores is scheduled to get underway.   It features six teams from six different countries in the Americas, including Costa Azul from Peru, Unión de Facatativa from Colombia, Los Topos  from Mexico, Luz y Sombra  from Ecuador, Los Guerreros  from Argentina, and a club from Chile.



Costa Azul are scheduled to open the competition when they play Unión de Facatativa at 9:00 AM local time. Chile plays in the second match at 10:30 AM when they take on Club Los Topos.  The first day of competition finishes with Club Luz y Sombra playing Club Los Guerreros at 12:00 AM.


The competition continues round robin style, with three games each day and concludes on Sunday. It has been organized by Club Deportivo de Ciegos Costa Azul.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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