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France national powerchair football team wins EPFA Nations Cup

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This afternoon, the French national powerchair football team defeated England 5 – 0 to win the EPFA Nations Cup in Limerick, Ireland.  The French side led 2 – 0 at the half.

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Tournament leading scorer Mohamed Ghelami added one goal to finish with a tournament leading nineteen goals. Bryan Weiss contributed a pair of goals in the French victory to finish the competition with fifteen. Tristan Delmas and  Julien Reniers also each contributed a goal on the way to victory. Ghelami  was named the player of the match for France, while Charlie Kitcher got the same honor for England.

 

Belgium won the third – fourth place match 3 – 1 in  penalty kicks, after Belgium and Ireland ended regulation play tied at 0 – 0. Belgian players Quentin Campion  and Freddy Lemaire both picked up yellow cards in their game. Tiffany Paquet was Belgium’s player of the match, while Aoife Mcnicholl was Ireland’s.

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.

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