Interview with Merfin Demir, Founder of the Romani People FA, a CONIFA member.

Image credit: Nihad Nino Pušija About Merfin Against the backdrop of the increasing signs of decay in the former Yugoslavia, Merfin’s family emigrated to Germany in 1988, where he completed his education. His employment since then has included the creation and implementation of projects offering advanced training in empowerment, anti-racism and integration with young Roma and…

Open Letter to President Poroshenko

Dear Mr President,   We write regarding recent statements made by your colleagues, Ukraine’s Sport Minister Mr Ihor Zhdanov and Foreign Minister Mr Pavlo Klimkin. Mr Zhdanov and Mr Klimkin have made public statements equated the football players of the Karpatalya representative football team with terrorists and labelled them separatists. The government of Ukraine has…

#Abkhazia2016 participants

During the 3rd AGM in Bergamo, Italy, on the 09.01.2016 the members of CONIFA elected the 12 teams that will participate in the World Football Cup #Abkhazia2016. We congratulate the following 12 teams that will battle for glory in Sukhum: Abkhazia Chagos Islands Kurdistan Northern Cyprus Padania Panjab Raetia Romani People Sapmi Somaliland United Koreans…