Iran Knows Rivals at 2018 Goalball World Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran has learned its rivals at the 2018 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball World Championship.
The 16 male teams were divided into two groups of eight, with the best four from each qualifying for the quarter finals.
Iran has been drawn into a tough-looking Group B with defending champion Brazil, Rio 2016 silver medalist USA, Canada, Germany, Egypt, Czech Republic and Japan.
Group A will see Paralympic and European gold medalist Lithuania facing African champion Algeria, Asian champion China, Belgium, Argentina, host Sweden, Australia and Turkey.
The 2018 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball World Championship will be held in Malmo, Sweden from June 3 to 8.