Football 5-a-side at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

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This article is about the 2016 Summer Paralympics event for blind and partially sighted athletes. For the event at those Games for athletes with cerebral palsy and similar impairments, see Football 7-a-side at the 2016 Summer Paralympics. For the able-bodied event at the Olympic Games, see Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Football 5-a-side
at the XV Paralympic Games
Football 5-a-side, Rio 2016.png
Venue Olympic Tennis Centre
Dates 9–17 September 2016
Competitors 96 (8 teams)
Medalists
Gold medal   Brazil
Silver medal   Iran
Bronze medal   Argentina
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Football 5-a-side at the 2016 Summer Paralympics[1] will be held in Rio at the Olympic Tennis Centre, from 9 to 17 September. Football 5-a-side is played by athletes with visual impairment, with a ball with a noise making device inside.

For these games, the men will compete in an 8-team tournament. Brazilare hosts, reigning three times Paralympic champions, and the favorites since they won both in Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012; they are also the defending world and PanAmerican champions.[2]

Classification[edit]

The International Paralympic Committee recognizes three classifications for the purposes of this event, all involving various degrees of limited sight, ranging from total lack of sight to the ability to make out shapes at short distances – B1, B2 and B3. However, the event is made fair and open to all abilities within the broader classification by the use of eyemasks by all players.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men’s team  Brazil (BRA)  Iran (IRI)  Argentina (ARG)

Qualification[edit]

Eight teams will contest the competition, which is for male athletes only.

An NPC can enter a single squad, consisting of eight players, plus 2 sighted goalkeepers – goalkeepers are not included in the athlete quota of 64; both goalkeepers however, in line with Paralympic practice on able bodied guides and competitors’ in other events, are eligible for medals.[3]

Football 5-a-side at 2016 Summer Paralympics – Qualification
Means of qualification Date Venue Berths[4] Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 Copenhagen,  Denmark 1  Brazil (BRA)
2014 IBSA World Blind Football Championship[5] 13–25 November 2014 Tokyo,  Japan 1  Argentina (ARG)
2015 Asian Championiship[6] 30 August-8 September 2015 Tokyo,  Japan 2  Iran (IRI)
 China (CHN)
2015 IBSA Football 5-a-side European Championships[7] 22–29 August 2015 Hereford,  United Kingdom 2  Turkey (TUR)
 Spain (ESP)
2015 Parapan American Games 8–15 August 2015 Toronto,  Canada 1  Mexico (MEX)
2015 IBSA Football 5-a-side African Championships 16–25 October 2015 Douala,  Cameroon 1  Morocco (MAR)
Total 8

Squads[edit]

Tournament[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Brazil (H) 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Semi finals
2 Iran 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 5
3 Turkey 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2 5th–6th place match
4 Morocco 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1 7th–8th place match
Source: Paralympic.org
(H) Host.
9 September 2016
9:00
v
Brazil  3–1 Morocco
Report Hattab Goal 13′
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,569
Referee: Mariano Travaglino (Argentina)
9 September 2016
16:00
v
Turkey  0–0 Iran
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,811
Referee: Lucio Morgado (Brazil)
11 September 2016
9:00
v
Morocco  0–2 Iran
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,374
Referee: Mariano Travaglino (Argentina)
11 September 2016
16:00
v
Brazil  2–0 Turkey
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,596
Referee: François Carcouët (France)
13 September 2016
9:00
v
Brazil  0–0 Iran
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,355
Referee: Mariano Travaglino (Argentina)
13 September 2016
16:00
v
Morocco  1–1 Turkey
Snisla Goal 27′ Report Öcal Goal 25′
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 1,933
Referee: Germi Guimaraes (Brazil)

Group B[edit]

Pos Team

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Argentina 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7 Semi finals
2 China 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
3 Spain 3 1 0 2 1 2 −1 3 5th–6th place match
4 Mexico 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0 7th–8th place match
9 September 2016
11:00
v
Spain  0–1 China
Report Wang Z. Goal 43′
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,569
Referee: Germi Guimaraes (Brazil)
9 September 2016
20:00
v
Argentina  2–0 Mexico
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,065
Referee: Germi Guimaraes (Brazil)
11 September 2016
11:00
v
Argentina  1–0 Spain
Véliz Goal 29′ Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,374
Referee: Lucio Morgado (Brazil)
11 September 2016
20:00
v
China  2–0 Mexico
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,099
Referee: Germi Guimaraes (Brazil)
13 September 2016
11:00
v
China  0–0 Argentina
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,355
Referee: François Carcouët (France)
13 September 2016
20:00
v
Mexico  0–1 Spain
Report Acosta Goal 14′
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,080
Referee: Rafael Glock (Brazil)

Knockout stage[edit]

Classification round[edit]

7th–8th place match[edit]

15 September 2016
09:00
v
Morocco  0–2 Mexico
Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 971
Referee: Christian Jung (Germany)

5th–6th place match[edit]

15 September 2016
11:00
v
Turkey  0–0 Spain
Report
Penalties
1–0
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 971
Referee: Stuart Winton (Great Britain)

Medal round[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

15 September 2016
16:00
v
Brazil  2–1 China
Jefinho Goal 20′, 30′ Report Wang Y. Goal 14′
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,026
Referee: Mariano Travaglino (Argentina)
15 September 2016
20:00
v
Argentina  0–0 Iran
Report
Penalties
1–2
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,907
Referee: Lucio Morgado (Brazil)

Bronze medal match[edit]

17 September 2016
14:00
v
China  0–0 Argentina
Report
Penalties
0–1
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,900
Referee: Germi Guimaraes (Brazil)

Gold medal match[edit]

17 September 2016
17:00
v
Brazil  1–0 Iran
Ricardinho Goal 12′ Report
Olympic Tennis Centre, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,118
Referee: Mariano Travaglino (Argentina)

Final rankings[edit]

Rank Team
Gold medal icon.svg Brazil
Silver medal icon.svg Iran
Bronze medal icon.svg Argentina
4. China
5. Turkey
6. Spain
7. Mexico
8. Morocco

Source: Paralympic.org

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