Training for Deaf soccer players starts aiming at Sofia Deaflympics

The soccer players join practice.

 February 10, 2013

The soccer players, both men and women, arrived in Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan's southern island, and started training camp in the athletic park on February 9. They are a candidate of Japan's soccer team. Training will continue through February 11.

About 50 players are anxious to be chosen to the national team for the Deaflympics which will open in Bulgaria in July.

The men team has set a goal to win the championship, and the women aim at a medal.

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