Kenya Women’s Deaf Football Team to Face Soccer Powerhouses in Deaflympics

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Nairobi — The national women’s deaf football team will face four soccer powerhouses among them hosts Brazil in a league format at the delayed 2021 Summer Deaflympics Games to be held in Caxias do Sul, Brazil from May 1-15.

Kenya, the only African representatives, will also face Poland, Japan and United States in a league format that will be a knockout.

In the last edition hosted in Turkey in 2017, Kenya did not participate and they will be seeking to make an impact in the global stage that has football powerhouses.

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Russia was crowned champions, clinching gold after beating Poland 6-4 to settle for silver while Brazil took bronze thanks to a 2-1 victory over the Great Britain.

Team Kenya is scheduled to report residential camp Friday, April 1 at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.



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