Visually Impaired Futsal International tournament attended by President of Ireland

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St. Itas Visually Impaired Futsal team are hosting an international tournament in ALSAA Sports and Social, Tobberbunny, Co. Dublin. The event is part of Vision Sports Ireland’s Annual May Festival programme. The teams participating in the event are St. Itas (Donabate), Lisburn Rovers (Lisburn Co. Down) and the Austrian National Visually impaired team (Vienna, Austria).

 

The Visually Impaired Futsal event takes place over the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May and each team will play each other twice in a league format with the winners accumulating the most points. The President of Ireland, Mr. Higgins will be in attendance from 1.30pm on Saturday 21st May to officially launch the Visually Impaired Futsal event.

St. Ita’s Fustal compete in the AUL Fustal League, Vision Sports Ireland facilitate Blind and Visually Impaired People to partake in sports which under normal circumstances would not be achieved. Since January 2015, the two organisations have been working together to further Fustal for Visually Impaired people in Ireland.

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