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First round of blind football’s Championnat de France finishes in France

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Blind football action this past weekend in Paris. Image credit: LHF – Ligue Handisport Francophone

The first round of blind football’s Championnat de France finished this weekend in France, with seven teams participating including two from Belgium.  Saint-Mandé finished the round in first place, Charleroi 5-a-side in second and Toulouse Football Cécifoo in third.



AS Saint-Mandé defeated Toulouse Football Cécifoot by a score of 2 – 0. AVH Paris lost 0 – 2 to Charleroi 5-a-side. Handisport Cenon and Don Bosco Nantes drew 0 – 0. AS Saint-Mandé defeated Anderlecht/Violaines 5-a-side  1 – 0. Handisport Cenon was crushed by Toulouse Football Cécifoot  0 – 4. AVH Paris lost 0 – 2 to Don Bosco Nantes. Charleroi 5-a-side drew 0 – 0 with Anderlecht / Violaines 5-a-side.


The next round is scheduled to take place in  Les Sables d’Olonne, France on March 28 and 29.

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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