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2016 World Deaf Football World Cup draws announced

By Laura Hale

2016 Deaf World CupEarlier today, the draw was held for the 2016 World Deaf Football World Cup in Salerno, Italy. It was attended by Italian men’s national team player Lorenzo Insigne.

The women’s competition is only seven team’s deep, and there were no qualifying events. Group A includes Italy, Turkey and Great Britain. Group B includes the United States, Russia, Poland and China. In the men’s competition, Italy, Iraq, Germany and Belgium were drawn in Group A. Group B consists of Russia, Japan, Greece and the United States. Ukraine, Iran, Great Britain and Egypt were drawn in Group C. Group D rounds out the men’s side with Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and Argentina.

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Source: ParaSport

Upper Valley’s Osheyack Returning to Deaf World Cup

By Jared Pendak

USA Deaf SoccerNorwich — About 20 seconds into a newly created promotional video for the United States Deaf Soccer men’s team, Yosef Osheyack points both hands at the camera and announces “speed,” one clip in a string of segments showing players describing elements of the team.

Indeed, speed has always been an important part of Osheyack’s game, ever since the Norwich resident and 2009 Hanover High graduate helped the Marauders win three straight NHIAA Class I championships from 2006-08.

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Source: Valley News


By Rosie Bonass

Great Britain Deaf FootballLuton Town Ladies first team coach Mike Nolan has landed a national role as Team manager for England Men’s Deaf team.

Nolan, who is based in Bedfordshire began his role in February admits he is privileged to be appointed and is very much looking forward to the challenge.

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Source: Citiblog

MacArthur grad prepares for 2016 Deaf World Cup

By Olivia Jennings

USA Deaf SoccerLAWTON, OK (KSWO) -A MacArthur High graduate is kicking his love for soccer into high gear as he prepares for the 2016 Deaf World Cup, but he needs your help to get there.

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Source: KSWO

‘They have been through everything together’: Fulham Deaf Football Club on the cusp of the treble

By Ben Smith

Fulham Deaf Football Club are sitting comfortably at the summit of the Surrey Intermediate Division Two on the verge of their most successful season to date, but it hasn’t always been like this.

The Whites are four points clear of second-placed Holmesdale, with 41 points from 17 league games and 59 goals.

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Source: South West Londoner

Louisville man kicks up a storm as he heads to Deaf World Cup

By Maura Sirianni

USA Deaf SoccerLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville native Will Frentz was born with a hearing loss, but that hasn't stopped him from competing on soccer fields across the world.

There was a time when Frentz couldn't hear anything. "I was born completely deaf in both ears."

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Source: WDRB

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