Leicestershire Blind Footballer to Represent England

Despite only picking up the sport 18 months ago, Leicestershire based blind footballer, Nathan Edge, is set to represent England at the IBSA Blind European Championships in Berlin this weekend.

In what will be his first experience of playing for England, Nathan will be eager to make his mark on the competition when his side faces Romania on Saturday 19 August.

England have been drawn into Group A and will face Romania, France, Italy and Germany. The top two sides will go through to the semi-finals.

Fixtures


Saturday 19 August (13:30) – Romania v England

Monday 21 August (17:00) – England v France

Tuesday 22 August (19:30) – Italy v England

Wednesday 23 August (17:00) – England v Germany

You can watch every England match live on the tournament's YouTube channel

Leicestershire & Rutland County FA would like to wish Nathan, and the rest of the England squad, the very best of luck throughout the tournament. For information about the County FA’s Disability Football programmes, please click here or contact Philippa Bass, Disability Football Development Officer, on Philippa.Bass@LeicestershireFA.com or 0116 284 4952.

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