Blind soccer fans are on the ball for 90 minutes thanks to match reporting -- REHACARE Trade Fair

Blind soccer fans are on the ball for 90 minutes thanks to match reporting

We asked Nina Schweppe, deputy chairperson of the "Fanclub Sehhunde" (Soccer Fanclub for Blind and Visually Impaired Persons)

17/08/2017

Photo: Vacant stadium seats; Copyright: Panthermedia.net/Stephan Schmidt

To get to the soccer stadium is not easy for blind or visually impaired persons. And the problems start with purchasing tickets; © Panthermedia.net/Stephan Schmidt

Photo: Cheering soccer fans at the stadium; Copyright: panthermedia.net/mikdam

Just because they are unable to "see", does not mean that blind or visual impaired people are not willing to experience a soccer game in the stadium. With the match reporting for the blind they are able to hear everything what is happening on the field; © panthermedia.net/mikdam

Photo: Anne Hofmann; Copyright: private

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