#WFC2018 Match-Day 6: Referees

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) would like to express its immense gratitude to the referees officiating the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. The following referees are in charge during Saturday’s matches. Placement match G, Chagos Islands v Tuvalu, Bedfont Sports, 12pm Referee: Raymond Motumba (Zimbabwe) Assistant 1: Alan Martinez-Loyola (USA) Assistant 2:…

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#WFC2018 Match-Day 5: Referees

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) would like to express its immense gratitude to the referees officiating at the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. The following referees are in charge during Thursday’s matches. Placement match A: Chagos Islands vs Matabeleland, Aveley, 12pm Referee: Amitrano Massimo Assistant 1: Guastafierro Mario Assistant 2: Sasso Mariano…

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CONIFA Statement Regarding Ellan Vannin

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) Executive Committee met on Wednesday 6 June to consider the recent actions of member team and 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup participant Ellan Vannin. CONIFA’s previous statements on this matter can be found here (regarding Ellan Vannin’s challenge to the eligibility of a Barawa player) and here…

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CONIFA Statement Regarding Ellan Vannin

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) has been informed that Ellan Vannin has withdrawn from the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. Ellan Vannin’s withdrawal comes following a vote of the tournament management committee on Monday 4 June, which rejected a challenge by Ellan Vannin to the eligibility of a Barawa player. Details of…

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#WFC2018 Match-Day 4: Referees

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) would like to express its immense gratitude to the referees officiating the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. The following referees are in charge during Tuesday’s matches. Quarter-Final A: Barawa v Northern Cyprus, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, 3pm Referee: Ivan Mrki (Germany) Assistant 1: Martin Heiland (Germany) Assistant…

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#WFC2018 Match-Day 3: Referees

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) would like to express its immense gratitude to the referees officiating the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. The following referees are in charge during Sunday’s matches. 3pm: Coles Park Stadium (Haringey Borough FC): Barawa v Ellan Vannin (Group A) Referee: Ivan Mrki (GER) Assistant 1: Wilhelm Gürtler…

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#WFC2018 Match-Day 2: Referees

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) would like to express its immense gratitude to the referees officiating the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. The following referees are in charge during Saturday’s matches. 2pm, Queen Elizabeth II Stadium (Enfield Town FC): Abkhazia v Karpatalya (Group B) Dmitrii Zhukov: Referee Vitalii Mazin: A1 Valerii Kravchenko:…

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Watch live #WFC2018 action with mycujoo

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) is pleased to announce mycujoo as an official streaming partner of the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup, which kicks off in London this week. mycujoo’s CONIFA Hub will show live streams of all group matches (except for those played by Northern Cyprus – which will be broadcast…

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CONIFA announce Bateman’s (Sports) Ltd as official retail partner of the 2018 World Football Cup

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) is pleased to announce Bateman’s (Sports) Ltd as the official retail partner of the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. Bateman’s, a family-run business based in Stroud, has been operating since 1893. ‘We are delighted to be partnering with such an established retailer to make high-quality CONIFA mechandise…

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Newcomers Matabeleland Out to Prove They Belong at WFC 2018

Written by: Alun Macer-Wright Twitter: @alunmw221 Matabeleland are another team making their debut in major competition at this summer’s CONIFA World Football Cup in London. Indeed, their opening match against Padania will be their first international game. The Zimbabwean region has a troubled past, with an estimated 20,000 Ndebele people massacred there by the country’s…

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Karpatalya to replace Felvidék at 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup

CONIFA regrets to advise that Felvidék has withdrawn from the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup due to internal organisational issues. Karpatalya, representing an ethnic Hungarian minority in Ukraine, will replace Felvidék. Following the qualification phase, Karpatalya was named the first reserve team from the European region. CONIFA is an international football federation for teams…

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