#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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Giordano and Stingz announced as partners of the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) are pleased to announce that Hong Kong-based clothing company Giordano and its sportswear partner Stingz Sportswear Limited will be the official partners of the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup, to be held in London between 31 May and 9 June. Stingz will be the official technical apparel…

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Tuvalu to replace Kiribati at the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup

Photo credit: Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) wish to advise that on Monday Kiribati, represented by the Kiribati Islands Football Association (KIFA), formally withdrew from the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup to be held in London this year. Fellow Oceania member Tuvalu has been selected as Kiribati’s…

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