Goalball: Elite in the Ankara Cup


Some of the best nationals Goalball the teams will meet over the next few days, starting tomorrow and until Monday, in the city of Ankara (Turkey), for the International Cup which will take place at the Gazi University Sport Hall.

On the women’s side, Ankara will host the gold and bronze medals at Tokyo 2020 – Turkey and Japan, respectively –, Brazil (4e place) and Egypt (10e). All women’s teams in this tournament were in the last Paralympic Games.

For men, the Paralympic champion will be present. Brazil is one of the national teams that will fight with Japan (also in Tokyo2020, which obtained the 5e place), Egypt, Iraq and Kazakhstan.

Consult the calendar of the two tournaments (CEST):

July 15the

Turkey vs Egypt – 9am
Brazil vs Japan – 11 a.m.
Egypt vs Brazil – 1 p.m.
Japan vs Turkey – 3 p.m.
Kazakhstan vs Turkey – 8am
Egypt vs Brazil – 10 a.m.
Japan vs Iraq – 12 p.m.
Turkey vs Egypt – 2 p.m.
Iraq vs Kazakhstan – 4 p.m.
Brazil vs Japan – 5 p.m.

July 16e

Turkey vs Brazil – 9am
Japan vs Egypt – 11 a.m.
Egypt – Turkey – 1 p.m.
Japan vs Brazil – 3 p.m.
Turkey vs Iraq – 8am
Egypt vs Japan – 10 a.m.
Kazakhstan vs Brazil – 12 p.m.
Japan vs Turkey – 2 p.m.
Brazil vs Iraq – 4 p.m.
Egypt vs Kazakhstan – 5 p.m.

July 17e

Brazil vs Egypt – 9am
Turkey vs Japan – 11 a.m.
Brazil vs Turkey – 1 p.m.
Egypt vs Japan – 3 p.m.
Turkey vs Brazil – 8am
Kazakhstan vs Japan – 10 a.m.
Iraq vs Egypt – 12 p.m.
Turkey vs Kazakhstan – 2 p.m.
Brazil vs Egypt – 4 p.m.
Iraq vs Japan – 5 p.m.

July 18e

Egypt vs Turkey – 8am
Kazakhstan vs Iraq – 9am
Japan vs Brazil – 10 a.m.
Iraq vs Turkey – 11 a.m.
Japan vs Egypt – 12 p.m.
Brazil vs Kazakhstan – 1 p.m.
Turkey vs Japan – 2 p.m.
Iraq vs Brazil – 3 p.m.
Kazakhstan vs Egypt – 4 p.m.

July 19e
Brazil vs Turkey – 8am
Japan vs Kazakhstan – 9am
Egypt vs Iraq – 10am
Bronze Medal Game – 1 p.m.
FINAL – 3 p.m.

After the end of the league matches, the first 2 teams will play the final and the 3rd and 4th ranked teams will play for the bronze medal.


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