Brazil and Canada win goalball regional titles08.12.2017
Canadian women upset host Brazil
In Sao Paulo, Canada held off Brazil 6-4 to finish the tournament undefeated.
Amy Burk was awarded the top scorer trophy in the women's competition with 27 goals, including five in the gold medal game.
The US women downed Mexico 10-0 for the bronze medal.
Brazil did get to celebrate a victory when the men’s side defeated reigning Paralympic silver medallists the USA 8-3 in the final. Leomon Silva led Brazil with 16 goals total in the Championships, contributing five in the finals.
Canada took bronze in the men's championships thanks to a 6-3 victory over Argentina. Argentina's Hernan Almada came top of the goal-scorers' table in the men's tournament on 26 goals.