Today, Thursday 11th May 2023, Goalball UK are pleased to announce the squad travelling to Lithuania for the Lithuanian Blind Sports Federation’s ‘For Vytautas the Great Vilnius LIONS Club Cup’ goalball tournament.
The tournament will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May 2023. GB Men will face nine other nations over the weekend.
Heading to Vilnius, Lithuania to represent Great Britain are:
Gary Fraser, High Performance Lead at Goalball UK said “We are pleased to be able to send this squad to Lithuania, thanks to support from the Lithuanian Blind Sports Federation. Our athletes are all deep in preparation for the World Games in August and this tournament offers an unexpected chance to compete against some leading goalball nations”.
This is the start of a busy international competition season for Goalball UK and we are excited about the opportunity” added Gary.
Tournament video streaming links
Friday 12th May from 10:00am https://videosportas.lt/v/kv2akm
Saturday 13th May from 9:00am https://videosportas.lt/v/gDKfNB
Sunday 14th May from 8:30am https://videosportas.lt/v/ITVtz8
Friday 12th May 2023:
10am Japan vs Ukraine
11:05am Lithuania vs Spain
12:10pm Uzbekistan vs GB
13:15pm Ukraine vs Spain
14:10pm Lithuania vs Uzbekistan
15:25pm Japan vs GB
16:30pm Uzbekistan vs Spain
17:35pm Lithuania vs Japan
18:40pm GB vs Ukraine
Saturday 13th May 2023:
9am Japan vs Uzbekistan
10:05am Ukraine vs Lithuania
11:10am Spain vs GB
12:15pm Ukraine vs Uzbekistan
13:20pm GB vs Lithuania
14:25pm Spain vs Japan
There will then be placing games on Saturday from 5pm and on Sunday morning.
Best of luck to the squad – please join us in supporting them on social media!