It is currently a Paralympic sport, and the International Blind Sports Association (IBSA) also organizes a World Championship.
A guide to Blind Football. Blind or partially-sighted football is an adaptation of football for athletes with visual impairments. It is a 5-a-side game usually played on a hard court, with a modified futsal ball.
Why do blind athletes wear masks?
Goalball is played on a court with tactile markings so players can determine their location on the court and the direction theyre facing. All players wear eye masks to block out light and thus equalize visual impairment among the athletes with differing levels of functional vision.
Why do blind runners wear blindfold?
Blindfolds (or eyeshades) are used in some VI sports to ensure that all athletes have an equivalent level of impairment during competition (i.e. full blindness).