CONIFA Sanctions Liga de Balompié Mexicano, Its First-Ever Professional League

News marks latest CONIFA expansion in North America and the Caribbean  To watch the live press conference please follow the links – https://www.facebook.com/CONIFA and https://www.facebook.com/SomosBalompie/ The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) is proud to announce the sanctioning of Liga de Balompié Mexicano (LBM). The LBM is the first league to be sanctioned by CONIFA,…

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Media Advisory: Major CONIFA Announcement July 9

Football fans, supporters and members of the press: CONIFA will hold a press conference, viewable via www.conifa.org, on Thursday 9 July at 10 a.m. ET/3p.m. BST, regarding its activities in North America.  For more information about this event: Mexican media: Please contact Javier Levy, javier.levy@balompiemexicano.com  U.S. media: Please contact David Marino-Nachison, david.marino-nachison@conifa.org Global media: Please…

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Who is Francesco Zema?

CONIFA is keen to support players from all backgrounds as it celebrates inclusivity across the globe. In our latest feature, we catch up with Francesco Zema, the organisation’s Disabled Football Manager. Tell us a bit about you? I am a Non-Profit specialist working with vulnerable communities, young at risk and disabled people. I am family…

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The CONIFA global media team is seeking photography volunteers for the World Football Cup 2020!

Image credit: Pixabay The CONIFA Sportsbet.io World Football Cup is approaching quickly! And CONIFA global media will be in Skopje, North Macedonia from 30 May – 8 June 2020, covering every aspect of CONIFA’s biggest football tournament since London 2018. Sixteen teams will face off to decide who will be CONIFA Sportsbet.io World Football Cup…

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CONIFA’s AGM: looking to the future in Jersey

Image credit: Brad Merrett CONIFA began debating its agenda for the coming decade on day one of its 7th Annual General Meeting, opened in Jersey by Global President Per-Anders Blind and Jersey’s Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture Senator, Steve Pallett. Steve, whose ministerial responsibilities cover the island’s sport, reflected on Jersey’s…

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The 16 teams going to the 2020 CONIFA Sportsbet.io World Football Cup 2020 – revealed!

Image credit: CONIFA/Alvaro Velazquez With the news that the CONIFA Sportsbet.io World Football Cup 2020 will be taking place between 30 May-7 June 2020 in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia, CONIFA is delighted to announce that the following teams have qualified for the tournament. AfricaMatabelelandKabyliaDarfurWestern Sahara AsiaTamil EelamPanjabUnited Koreans in Japan EuropeSouth OssetiaWestern ArmeniaKernowParishes of…

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The Human Rights Cup 2019 comes to life in Cape Town, South Africa from 1-10 December 2019

In recognition and celebration of the United Nations’ annual global campaign to mark International Human Rights Day (10 December), the second edition of the annual Human Rights Cup will be held at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa from 1-10 December 2019. The historic inaugural Human Rights Cup 2018 was held…

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PRESS RELEASE: CONIFA ANNOUNCES YOUNG PIONEER TOURS AS OFFICIAL TOUR PARTNER

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) has today announced another exciting partnership, with Young Pioneer Tours signing a one-year deal to become the football federation’s Official Tour Partner. 2019 has been a year of progress for CONIFA, with the growth of their women’s football programme, along with a hugely successful Sportsbet.io European Football Cup…

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