Morocco completed the line-up for the blind football tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after successfully defending their African Championships title.
Costa Rica retained their Blind Football Central American Championship title with a thumping 5-0 win over hosts Guatemala in the final.
China defended their Blind Football Asian Championships title by beating Iran 1-0 in today's final in Thailand.
Defending champions China will clash once again with Paralympic silver medallists Iran at the Blind Football Asian Championships in Pattaya.
Spain were crowned winners of the Blind Football European Championships by beating France in Rome.
Russia are favourites to defend their title at the Blind Football European Championships which begin tomorrow in Rome.
Japan's blind football captain Ryo Kawamura hopes the sport will grow in popularity after the country hosts the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football Committee and Zimbabwe Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) have staged a blind football workshop.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) is to hold a review of its partially sighted football rules before the World Championships take place this December.
The draw for this year's Blind Football European Championships has been made in host city Rome.