Day 9 - Upcoming Football 7-a-sideNews
Today is the final day of Football 7-a-side at the Deodoro Stadium for the Rio2016 Paralympic Games. With two matches between four of the best teams in the world, these both promise to be exciting and entertaining games.
Bronze Medal Match | 14:00 - NED - BRA
Finishing second place in their respective groups, and both with a long history of success in the Paralympic Games, who will take home the bronze and join Ukraine and Iran on the podium?
Gold Medal Match | 17:00 - UKR - IRI
Ukraine, the highest ranked team in the competition take on late entrants Iran in this gold medal match but who come out on top?
The victory ceremony for Bronze, Silver and Gold will take place immediately following today's final match between Ukraine and Iran.
IFCPF are pleased to announce that our distinguished guests and medal presenters will include:
- Ms Sandy Hermiston - IFCPF President
- Mr Koos Engelbrecht - CPISRA President
- Mr John Petersson - IPC Governing Board Member
- Mr Bob Fisher - Paralympic Order Recipient & Former Chair of Football for CPISRA
- Cafu - Former Brazil National Football Team Captain
- Mr Fernando Cotrim - Rio2016 Director