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2015 IFCPF CP Football World Championships

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Host country  England
Teams  16
Champions  Russia
Dates  16 – 28 June 2015
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Runners-up  Ukraine
2015 IFCPF CP Football World Championships

The 2015 IFCPF CP Football World Championships was the world championship for men's national 7-a-side association football teams. IFCPF stands for International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football. Athletes with a physical disability competed. The Championship took place in the England from 16 to 28 June 2015.

Contents

Football CP Football was played with modified FIFA rules. Among the modifications were that there were seven players, no offside, a smaller playing field, and permission for one-handed throw-ins. Matches consisted of two thirty-minute halves, with a fifteen-minute half-time break. The Championships was a qualifying event for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic Games.

Qualifying

The following teams are qualified for the tournament:

The draw

During the draw, the teams were divided into pots because of rankings . Here, the following groups:

Squads

The individual teams contact following football gamblers on to: Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Venue

The venue to be used for the World Championships were located in Burton-upon-Trent.

Format

The first round, or group stage, was a competition between the 16 teams divided among four groups of four, where each group engaged in a round-robin tournament within itself. The two highest ranked teams in each group advanced to the knockout stage for the position one to eight, the two lower ranked teams plays for the positions nine to 16. Teams were awarded three points for a win and one for a draw. When comparing teams in a group over-all result came before head-to-head.

In the knockout stage there were three rounds (quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final). The winners plays for the higher positions, the losers for the lower positions. For any match in the knockout stage, a draw after 60 minutes of regulation time was followed by two 10 minute periods of extra time to determine a winner. If the teams were still tied, a penalty shoot-out was held to determine a winner.

Classification
Athletes with a physical disability competed. The athlete's disability was caused by a non-progressive brain damage that affects motor control, such as cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or stroke. Athletes must be ambulant.

Players were classified by level of disability.

  • C5: Athletes with difficulties when walking and running, but not in standing or when kicking the ball.
  • C6: Athletes with control and co-ordination problems of their upper limbs, especially when running.
  • C7: Athletes with hemiplegia.
  • C8: Athletes with minimal disability; must meet eligibility criteria and have an impairment that has impact on the sport of football.
  • Teams must field at least one class C5 or C6 player at all times. No more than two players of class C8 are permitted to play at the same time.

    Group stage

    The first round, or group stage, have seen the sixteen teams divided into four groups of four teams.

    Quarter-finals

    Position 9-16

    Position 1-8

    Semi-finals

    Position 13-16

    Position 9-12

    Position 5-8

    Position 1-4

    Finals

    Position 15-16

    Position 13-14

    Position 11-12

    Position 9-10

    Position 7-8

    Position 5-6

    Position 3-4

    Final

    Goalscorers

    12 goals
  • Volodymyr Antonyuk
  • 8 goals
  • Jack Rutter
  • 7 goals
  • Eduard Ramonov
  • Trevor Stiles
  • 6 goals
  • Jose Carols Monteiro Guimarães
  • Dillon Sheridan
  • Wanderson Silva de Oliveira
  • 5 goals
  • Aleksandr Kuligin
  • 4 goals
    3 goals
    2 goals
    1 goal
    own goals

    References

    2015 IFCPF CP Football World Championships Wikipedia


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