Three of the best!

Image credit: David Ghahramanya We pick out 3 of the finest players from the CONIFA Sportbet.io European Football Cup 2019 final! No7 – Batradz Gurtsiev – One of the top scorers going into the game, Gurtsiev caused problems down the wing for his Western Armenian counterparts. The forward had scored five goals throughout the tournament…

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CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019 match officials: Sunday 9 June

Image credit: Gevorg Ghazaryan CONIFA would like to express its gratitude to all match officials taking part in the final of the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019. Today’s officials are: Western Armenia v South Ossetia (final) Referee team: Donetsk Referee: Dmitrii Zhukov AR1: Vitalii Mazin AR2: Valerii Kravchenko 4th Official: Aleksandr Demenko 5th Official:…

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Sapmi 3-2 Szekely Land

Image credit: Karo Sahakyan Sapmi secured 7th place in the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup with a 3-2 victory over Szekely Land, their first win of the competition. Two teams who have endured disappointing campaigns brought them to a close at the Askeran City Stadium with an entertaining game. Despite failing to register a win…

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Padania 0-2 Artsakh

Image credit: Gevorg Ghazaryan Artsakh secured fifth place in the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup as a goal from Arsen Sargasyan and another for Malyaka secured the win for the tournament hosts in the national stadium in Stepanakert. The first half was a flat affair as both sides became accustomed to the conditions in the…

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CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019 match officials: Saturday 8 June

Image credit: Brad Merrett CONIFA would like to express its gratitude to all match officials taking part in the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019. Today’s officials are: Match: Szekely Land v Sapmi Referee team: L. Artsakh/CoF/Sweden Referee: René Jacobi AR1: Petros Karapetyan AR2: Sedrak Akobyan 4th Official: Roger Lundbäck Match: Artsakh v Padania Referee team:…

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Padania 4-0 Sapmi

Image credit: Jacopo de Falco Padania’s dominant performance disguised a dreary placement match in which Sapmi were totally prevented from building any momentum. Padania scored after just 10 minutes, Niccolo Colombo driving a low shot through the hapless Sapmi defence. Although Sapmi managed to turn this last-ditch defending into a series of credible counterattacks, they…

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Artsakh 2 – 1 Szekely Land

Image credit: Karo Sahakyan In Martuni, Artsakh and Szekley Land played out their placement game at the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Cup 2019. Artsakh were looking to get back into winning ways – even if it was just to go through to fight for 5th place – in front of their home supporters. Szekley Land wanted…

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CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019 match officials: Thursday 6 June

Image credit: Brad Merrett CONIFA would like to express its gratitude to all match officials taking part in the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019. Today’s officials are: Match: South Ossetia v Chameria Referee team`; Kurdistan Referee: Sabah Raza AR1: Diyar Zawetae ARa2: Ahmed Albarzanji 4th Official: Twana Osman Match: Artsakh v Szekely Land Referee team:…

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Chameria 4 – 0 Sapmi

Image credit: Jacopo de Falco Chameria earned themselves a place in the knockout stages after a comfortable win over Sapmi. First half goals from Vilson Anzim and a brace from lively forward Edmond Hoxha saw the side comfortably progress to the finals. It was in the opening minutes when Chameria opened the scoring. A swift…

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Artsakh 1-1 Abkhazia

Image credit: Brad Merrett Hosts Artsakh were eliminated from the tournament by a robust Abkhazia side after failing to capitalise on a dominant second half in front of a passionate crowd in Martuni. Artsakh needed a strong result to qualify, and they started the game full of intent – particularly their surprisingly nimble winger, the…

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Padania 1-1 Western Armenia

Image credit: David Kagramanyan Western Armenia progressed to the semi-finals of the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup after a 1-1 draw with Padania, which sends the holders out of the competition at the group stage. This much-anticipated Group B encounter in Stepanakert was tantalisingly poised, with both sides level on points and goal difference heading…

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South Ossetia 2 – 2 Szekely Land

Image credit: Gevorg Ghazaryan In the last game of their group, South Ossetia faced Szekely Land at Askeran. The sides were in two very different places; South Ossetia needed to win to secure a place in the semi finals; Szekely Land, after losing the first two games, only now have the placement matches to look forward…

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