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New national soccer team for visually impaired holds tryouts

USA Blind Soccer National Team holds tryouts in Chula Vista, California. (Mike Damron/KPBS)
USA Blind Soccer National Team holds tryouts in Chula Vista, California. (Mike Damron/KPBS)

More than a dozen soccer players with visual impairments tried out for the first-ever USA Blind Soccer National Team. The final team will begin playing internationally in 2023 and compete in the 2028 Paralympic Games.

Mike Damron of KPBS produced this segment.

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This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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