◉World Grand Prix
Santen IBSA Blind Football World Grand Prix 2021 in Shinagawa is the world competition officially authorised by IBSA, International Blind Sports Federation, began since 2018.
This year, the competition will be played between Sun. 30th May and Sat. 5th June. All games will be live-streamed online.
This competition will be held while the world is greatly affected by COVID-19. Therefore, we will take sufficient measures against infectious diseases and aim to hold the competition safely.
From the beginning, the competition will be a no-spectator game. This will reduce the movement of people and avoid contact with an unspecified number of people.
In addition, participating countries will conduct health observations and perform PCR tests at a high frequency even before travel. Off-limits zones will also be clearly defined and managed under strict zoning during the Games.
All games will be broadcasted online, and we will work to ensure that more people than ever will be able to support the games.
◉OUTLINE of the Game
*IBSA BLIND Football World Ranking as of Jan. 2021
◉Table / Tournament Format
A round-robin tournament will be played among five countries, followed by the final match between the first and the second place of the tournament and the third place play-off between the third and the fourth place of the tournament, in order to determine the final ranking of the tournament.
●The result of the drawing
・A：Japan (Allocated as a host country)
The fixture on the first match day will be [ Japan vs France] and [ Thailand vs Spain].
• Kick off time of each matches and whole fixture of the tournament will be determined. Update will be informed when the detail is determined.