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Zanzibar

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Background

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania and consist mainly of 2 large islands: Unguja (often called Zanzibar) and Pemba.
The capital is Zanzibar City. During history Zanzibar felt under the control of the Oman, where ruled by the sultan of Zanzibar, had been a British protectorate and finally united itself with Tanganyika to form Tanzania, but kept strong autonomy. The Zanzibar Football Association (ZFA) was established in 1926. Today it’s a member of the CECAFA (Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations) and an associate member of the African governing body CAF (Confederation of African Football). Zanzibar’s national team and their clubs do have a long and glorious history in CECAFA tournaments and in tournaments for teams outside FIFA.

Latest News

February 25

Groups announced for first-ever CONIFA World Women’s Football Cup

Sapmi and Northern Cyprus, who played in CONIFA’s first-ever official women’s match in November 2018,...

January 31

CONIFA Announces First-Ever Women’s World Football Cup

CONIFA are delighted to confirm that Kernow FA, Northern Cyprus, Sapmi, Cascadia, Chameria and host...

July 08

Media Advisory: Major CONIFA Announcement July 9

Football fans, supporters and members of the press: CONIFA will hold a press conference, viewable...

July 08

Asociación de Fútbol Kuskatan Joins CONIFA

The organisation becomes the second in the North America and Caribbean region to join CONIFA...