BRAZIL’S talented striker Jefferson Goncalves was named Player of the tournament at Hereford’s IBSA World Blind Football Championship.

Goncalves was the most outstanding player in the competition and inspired Brazil to the title for a third time.

China’s Feng Ya Wang was the Young player of the tournament and Spain’s Antonio Martin won the Golden Boot.

Spain’s Alfredo Gonzalez was voted the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

The Mayor of Hereford, councillor Anna Toon, presented the Fair Play trophy to Japan.

England finished fourth in the competition - their best-ever placing at the World Blind Football Championship.

For more coverage of the tournament and photographs, read the Hereford Times on Thursday.