Kelly Lindsey Appointed as CONIFA’s First Ever Director of Women’s Football

The former USA international takes up her role with immediate effect CONIFA is delighted to announce the appointment of Kelly Lindsey, former USA international footballer, to the role of Director of Women’s Football. Kelly is tasked with developing women’s football across CONIFA’s membership, as well as looking to set up an inaugural Women’s World Football…

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Principal Sponsor for the CONIFA European Football Cup 2019 Announced

CONIFA is delighted to announce that Sportsbet.io has become the principal sponsor of the CONIFA European Football Cup 2019. This is the first time that sportsbook Sportsbet.io has moved into tournament sponsorship. Taking place in Stepanakert, Artsakh, in June 2019, Sportsbet.io will work closely with CONIFA teams, volunteers and organisers to develop the tournament, featuring…

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CONIFA AGM 2019: News

The sixth Annual General Meeting of CONIFA took place today (Saturday 26th January 2019) in Krakow, Poland. Attended by CONIFA football association members from around the globe, the meeting voted on measures ranging from new gender equality and code of conduct regulations, to the ratification of the first honorary members of CONIFA. The honorary members…

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Expulsion of Ellan Vannin (Manx International Football Alliance) lifted at CONIFA AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) on Saturday voted to revoke the provisional expulsion of the Manx International Football Alliance / Ellan Vannin (MIFA). The CONIFA Executive Committee voted on 6 June 2018 to provisionally expel MIFA following their unilateral departure from the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup.…

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CONIFA seeking volunteer Women’s Football Director

CONIFA is seeking a Women’s Football Director for immediate placement. The Women’s Football Director will be in charge of stimulating the growth of women’s football across the network of CONIFA members, working with and leading a Women’s Football Committee. The role will involve assisting members with existing women’s football programmes with the running of their…

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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…

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CONIFA condemns Ukraine’s actions against Karpatalya

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) today condemns the reported actions of the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) and the Ukrainian government against the players of Karpatalya, 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup winners. CONIFA has been advised that Karpatalyan players with Ukranian citizenship have been banned for life from football by the FFU,…

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