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Deaf Eagles to face FIRS team in January friendly

Abuja – Lukman Agbabiaka, the Secretary of Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF), on Tuesday in Abuja said the Deaf Eagles would face the FIRS football team in a friendly match in January.

Agbabiaka told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the match would hold on Jan. 15 at the National Stadium in Abuja.

“We got the invitation letter to play with the staff of FIRS this December, but it was too late for us to start calling our players together.

Read more: http://sundiatapost.com/2016/12/28/deaf-eagles-to-face-firs-team-in-january-friendly/

Source: Sundiata Post

'Pure robbery!' - The incredible story of the deaf footballer sent off vs Real Madrid for protesting

By Mark Doyle

In commemorating the 60th birthday of legendary Rijeka winger Damir Desnica, Goal recalls one of the most bizarre and unjust dismissals in football history.

"It was pure robbery," Damir Desnica still says of Real Madrid's victory over his beloved Rijeka in the second leg of their UEFA Cup second round tie in 1984. It is difficult to disagree. The winger and his team-mates had arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 3-1 lead after dominating their first meeting in the former Yugoslavia. They left defeated, disconsolate and disillusioned.

Read more: http://www.goal.com/en-gb/news/3266/spanish-football/2016/12/20/30675512/pure-robbery-the-incredible-story-of-the-deaf-footballer

Source: Goal

RIT women's soccer takes look back at 2016 season

RITBy Steve Jaynes

ROCHESTER, NY - The RIT women's soccer team finished the 2016 season with seven wins, including three in Liberty League competition. The Tigers finished fifth in the Liberty League standings with nine points.

Danielle Losquadro (Merrick, NY/Sanford H. Calhoun) and Erin Butler (Mahopac, NY/Mahopac) tallied a goal and an assist apiece, while Elena Wolfe (Parsippany, NJ/Parsippany), Mia White (Littleton, CO/Rocky Mountain Deaf School) and Paige Byers (Camp Hill, PA/Cedar Hill) each scored a goal.

Read more: http://www.ritathletics.com/news/2016/12/19/rit-womens-soccer-takes-a-look-back-at-the-2016-season.aspx

1st ASEAN Deaf Football Championship 2016

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipThe 1st ASEAN Deaf Football Championship (ADFC) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 4 to December 10. It was participated by seven (7) Southeast Asian teams.

The seven team-nations were divided into two groups. Group A was composed of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and Thailand. While Group B was composed of host Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Read more: https://southeastasiansports.blogspot.com/2016/12/1st-asean-deaf-football-championship.html

Source: The Southeast Asian Games

Malaysia runners up at 2016 Asean Deaf Football Championship

By Zulhilmi Zainal

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipMalaysia Deaf Tigers ended up as runners up at the 2016 Asean Deaf Football Championship, when they lost 3-1 to their Thailand counterparts in the final match on Friday.

In the match that was held at the MINDEF Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, the hosts drew first blood as early as the fourth minute through Rahmatuddin Huzaizi's penalty, but Thailand hit back with three goals afterwards.

Read more: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/malaysia-runners-2016-asean-deaf-001304149.html

Source: Yahoo Sports

Malaysia storm into finals of Asean Deaf Football Championship

2016 Asean Deaf Football ChampionshipKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 ― Malaysia marched into the final of the 1st Asean Deaf Football Championship after whipping Indonesia 10-1 at the National Sports Council (NSC) field here today.

Malaysia were however, given a rude shock when Indonesia took the lead in the 2nd minute through Salvador Sianipar after Malaysian goalkeeper Yongki Yamadi failed to clear the danger.

Read more: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/sports/article/malaysia-storm-into-finals-of-asean-deaf-football-championship

Source: The Malaymail Online

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