Statement | 2021 European Football Cup

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) can confirm that the 2021 European Football Cup (EFC), due to have been held in Nice, France, has been canceled due to new provisions dictated by the covid-19 emergency. CONIFA’s European Committee reserves the right to decide a new date for the competition but will delay any decision…

Statement | No Limit Director, Francesco Zema

The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) is one of the transnational non-profit organizations to have an area dedicated to inclusion and innovative welfare through sport. No Limits today is: Football for all abilities Football and educational programs for youth in the 9-16 age group Futsal and cultural programs for ethnic minorities, national identities and…

CONIFA European Football Cup Postponed

CONIFA can confirm that the 2021 European Football Cup (EFC), to be held in Nice, France, has been postponed from June 9-19 to July 7-17. In light of ongoing coronavirus guidelines, the conclusion was reached following positive dialogue between CONIFA officials and qualified members, plus the organizing committee both within the governing body and on…

CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2021: The groups are announced!

Holders South Ossetia will meet 2019 hosts Artsakh and tournament newcomers Kernow Football Alliance in Group C of this summer’s fourth CONIFA European Football Cup.  Meanwhile, Western Armenia, beaten 1-0 by South Ossetia in the final at Stepanakert Republican Stadium, will face two-time champions Padania and Chameria in Group D. Group A features hosts County…

Groups announced for first-ever CONIFA World Women’s Football Cup

Sapmi and Northern Cyprus, who played in CONIFA’s first-ever official women’s match in November 2018, have been kept apart in the draw for this summer’s first-ever World Football Cup. Northern Cyprus lineup in Group A alongside hosts Székely Land and Chameria, while Sapmi will face the Kernow Football Alliance and Cascadia in Group B.  Each…

CONIFA Stories: Kernow FA

“The hunger remains the same. Cornwall doesn’t need permission to be at its best and I’m sure that will continue for years to come,” – Kernow Football Alliance chairman and co-founder, Jason Heaton. The spring sun shines upon Priory Park’s lush green surface. The gold and black of the host’s kit glistens in all its…

CONIFA Announces First-Ever Women’s World Football Cup

CONIFA are delighted to confirm that Kernow FA, Northern Cyprus, Sapmi, Cascadia, Chameria and host member Székely Land will compete in this summer’s first-ever CONIFA Women’s World Football Cup (June 23-30). Kristóf Wenczel, CONIFA Vice-President, said: “Székely Land is very proud to host the first ever CONIFA Women’s World Football Cup. It is a huge…

European Football Cup returns for 2021 in Nice

We are delighted to confirm that the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2021 will take place in Nice, France on June 9-19, 2021.  We also take great pride in announcing that the following members have qualified for the tournament and will be placed into four groups of three teams during Sunday’s draw ceremony (January 31;…

CONIFA Teams Up With Schiermacher Outfitters

CONIFA is pleased to announce a three-year-partnership that will see Scandanvian based, Schiermacher Outfitters, welcomed on board as official technical supplier.  The collaboration means, amongst other things, that all CONIFA representatives and staff at all official CONIFA events will use clothing and equipment exclusively supplied by Schiermacher, who will also supply official balls for matches…