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Paralympic Sports: Football 5-a-side

Morocco wins African blind football championships

The defending champions scored a spot at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. 27 Oct 2015
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Man celebrates victory by raising football cup.

Morocco wins the 2015 IBSA Blind Football African Championships

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By International Blind Sports Federation

Morocco retained their title with a 2-0 victory over host Cameroon at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football African Championships, held in Douala from 16-25 October.

Player of the tournament and top scorer was Moroco's Abderrazak Hattab, while the award for goalkeeper of the tournament went to Cameroon's Nyobia.

In addition to the title, Morocco has secured the final slot at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Mali beat Senegal 1-0 to take the bronze medal.

Final standings

1 Morocco

2 Cameroon

3 Mali

4 Senegal

5 Ivory Coast

6 Egypt