While the competitions at the 23rd Summer Deaflympics continue at full speed, support messages come for Turkish national athletes. Blind athletes visited the Men's Deaf National Football Team after the match against Venezuela.

Blind athletes make a morale-boosting visit to Men's Deaf Football National Team competing in Deaflympics 2017.
Blind athletes who stated in the Olympic Village that they are at the side of our national team, wish success to the deaf national football players on the way to the Olympic Games.

Coach of the Turkish Deaf National Football Team stated that this visit made them very happy and added: "We are the champion of Europe in 2015 and World champion in 2016. This year we aim to win the Olympic championship for Turkey. We thank our blind brothers and sisters who came to support on this"

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