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Aussies chase Goalball World Championship spot in Thailand

15 August 2017

Australia’s senior men and women’s Goalball sides will head to Thailand this week to compete in the 2017 IBSA Goalball Asia Pacific Regional Championships.

Beginning on August 22, the tournament serves as a qualifier for the 2018 IBSA Goalball World Championships to be held in Sweden.

Both the senior women’s side and the senior men’s side will take six team members to the tournaments including debutants Alison Jones and Steffan Nero. 

Full sides and more information on game times are available from Goalball Australia. Goalball Australia also hopes to live stream all matches via Facebook.

An female Australian goalball player in action
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