News - Mariya

Meet Mariya – CONIFA’s newest member

The most recent addition to the CONIFA family comes from Oceania – say ‘hello’ to Mariya! Australian First Nations Mariya, the FA’s full name, represents the indigenous peoples of Australia. The team made its international debut earlier this year in the ‘Clash of Culture’ series, when the Mariya men and women’s sides took on the…

Kernow - Cornwall

Welcome to Kernow!

This beautiful region is the latest member of CONIFA – find out more about Kernow FA here -written by Pat McGuinness / photo credit: Kernow Drone @ Lee Pascoe The English county of Cornwall is known the world over for its stunning scenery, its surfing, its fishing and its former tin industry, and the region has…

Rohingya FC

Four ways you can help Rohingya FC

CONIFA are supporting Rohingya FC, who need assistance with equipment, kit and so much more. Find out how you can help the Malaysia-based refugee team here… – The Rohingya people, described as ‘the world’s most persecuted people’ by the United Nations, have their own football team – Rohingya FC – based in their asylum city…

News - boots2africa

CONIFA Tie Up A Partnership With Boots2Africa

CONIFA is proud to announce its partnership with Boots2Africa, providing football boots to CONIFA member teams in need – by Ola Bjerkevoll On the announcement of the partnership with CONIFA, Boots2Africa co-founder Iain Finch said: “We’re delighted to be working with CONIFA, supporting children, young adults and organisations across the independent football nation world to…

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…

Matabeleland v Tamil Eelam - CONIFA World Football Cup 2018

WFC 2018 Recap – Day 6 (June 9)

Click the links below or scroll down to view the Day 4 Match Reports: WORLD FOOTBALL CUP FINAL Northern Cyprus v Karpatalya 3rd/4th Final Padania v Székely Land 5th/6th Final Panjab v Cascadia 7th/8th Final Barawa v Western Armenia 9th/10th Final Kabylia v Abkhazia 11th/12th Final Tibet v United Koreans in Japan 13th/14th Final Tamil…

Cascadia v Western Armenia - CONIFA World Football Cup 2018

WFC 2018 Recap – Day 5 (June 7)

Click the links below or scroll down to view the Day 4 Match Reports: SEMIFINALS (1st-4th) Northern Cyprus v Padania Karpatalya v Székely Land 5th-8th PLACEMENT Barawa v Panjab Cascadia v Western Armenia 9th-12th PLACEMENT Tibet v Kabylia Abkhazia v United Koreans in Japan 13th-16th PLACEMENT Tamil Eelam v Tuvalu Matabeleland v Chagos Islands (friendly)…

Tibet v Turkish London Selects - CONIFA World Football Cup 2018

WFC 2018 Recap – Day 4 (June 5)

Click the links below or scroll down to view the Day 4 Match Reports: Upper Bracket (1st-8th) Barawa v Northern Cyprus Padania v Panjab Cascadia v Karpatalya Székely Land v Western Armenia Lower Bracket (9th-16th) London Turkish Select v Tibet (friendly) Matabeleland v Kabylia Tamil Eelam v Abkhazia Tuvalu v United Koreans in Japan Upper…

Panjab v United Koreans in Japan - CONIFA World Football Cup 2018

WFC 2018 Recap – Day 3 (June 3)

Click the links below or scroll down to view the Day 3 Match Reports: Barawa v Ellan Vannin Cascadia v Tamil Eelam Karpatalya v Tibet Abkhazia v Northern Cyprus Padania v Székely Land Tuvalu v Matabeleland Panjab v United Koreans in Japan Western Armenia v Kabylia Barawa 2-0 Ellan Vannin Highlights Photo Gallery Barawa 2-0…

Szekely Land v Matabeleland - CONIFA World Football Cup 2018

WFC 2018 Recap – Day 2 (June 2)

Click the links below or scroll down to view the Day 2 Match Reports: Barawa v Cascadia Abkhazia v Karpatalya Székely Land v Matabeleland United Koreans in Japan v Kabylia Ellan Vannin v Tamil Eelam Northern Cyprus v Tibet Padania v Tuvalu Panjab v Western Armenia Barawa 1-2 Cascadia Highlights Photo Gallery Barawa 1-2 Cascadia…

Northern Cyprus v Tibet - CONIFA World Football Cup 2018

WFC 2018 Recap – Day 1 (May 31)

Click the links below or scroll down to view the Day 1 Match Reports: Ellan Vannin v Cascadia Tuvalu v Székely Land Abkhazia v Tibet United Koreans in Japan v Western Armenia Panjab v Kabylia Northern Cyprus v Karpatalya Barawa v Tamil Eelam Padania v Matabeleland Ellan Vannin 4 – 1 Cascadia Highlights Photo Gallery…