CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019 match officials: Sunday 2 June 2019

Image credit: Con Chronis CONIFA would like to express its gratitude to all the match officials taking part in the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019. Today’s officials are:Western Armenia – South Ossesia Referee team: KurdistanReferee: Twana OsmanLinesman 1: Ahmed AlbarzanjiLinesman 2: Diyar Zawetae4th official: Sabah Raza Artsakh – SapmiReferee team: DonetskReferee: Dmitrii ZhukovLinesman 1:…

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Thank you to CONIFA’s referee teams

CONIFA would like to thank all referees taking part in the CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019. They are: Kurdistan Ahmed Sabah Radha Ahmed Albarazanchi Ahmed Jalal Ibrahim Almizori Diyar Abduljabar Haji Mohammed Twana Othman Mohammed Donetsk – Donbass Dmytro Zhukov Valera Kravchenko Vitalii Mazin Aleksandr Demenko Germany Cof Dennis Karwatzki Ivan Mrkalj André Ahnert…

It’s a cultural delight…

With the CONIFA sportsbet.io European Football Cup just a few hours away, excitement is rising ahead of our latest tournament, as eight teams travel to Artsakh to stake their claim for the silverware. Alongside the competitive action on the pitch, supporters making the trip to Artsakh will also get the chance to sample the rich…

Show Your Support This Summer!

The hotly anticipated CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019 gets underway in Artsakh this weekend, as eight member FAs aim to take home the silverware. The tournament’s fixtures get started on Sunday 2nd June and you can look the part with merchandise from one of the competing teams! We’ve joined up with Batemans Sports to…

Football streaming platform MyCujoo signs multi-year partnership with the Confederation of Independent Football Nations (CONIFA)

CONIFA is the international governing body for non-FIFA affiliated football associations, including Chagos Islands, Rohingya and Northern Cyprus First tournament to fully feature on the MyCujoo platform is the eight-team 2019 CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup, taking place 1 – 9 June in Artsakh, a de facto nation in the Caucasus. New deal strengthens MyCujoo’s…

Review: New Book Charts CONIFA’S Journey So Far

With all eyes on Artsakh over the coming week, CONIFA’s efforts to take football around the world will again be hitting the headlines. Eight teams will be participating in this year’s CONIFA Sportbet.io European Football Cup 2019, the latest tournament for CONIFA’s member nations to stake their claim for silverware. The competition in Artsakh follows…

Get ready to chant…

The CONIFA Sportsbet.io European Football Cup 2019, taking place between 1st-9th June in Artsakh, now has its very own anthem… and you can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/ Entitled Lokh Lava (meaning ‘all is good’ in the Arstakhian dialect), the upbeat and catchy song is performed by group Voices of Artsakh. The song is a…

Building blocks for the future with Sardinia

The CONIFA Europe President, Alberto Rischio, spent two days in Sardinia with the FA recently, making new friends and cementing old relationships… In early April, CONIFA’s Europe President, Alberto Rischio, and two members of the Europe committee – Federico Borello, European Media Manager and Hiratch Yagan, European Tournament Manager – spent two successful days in…

“We need to ensure we are reaching out and engaging more women”: CONIFA puts focus on gender equality

Image credit: Khalida Popal During its 2019 Annual General Meeting in Krakow, CONIFA announced a new gender equality policy, or “Commitment to Gender Equality” as it is officially called. The policy, which can also be found here, reads: “As an organisation, CONIFA is committed to the principles of gender equality. As such, CONIFA will adhere…

Making connections in Western Sahara

Between 26th February and 28th February 2019, René Jacobi, CONIFA’s Tournament Director, travelled to Algeria to visit camps there housing thousands of Western Sahara refugees. CONIFA members, the Western Sahara FA is looking to improve its set up and ensure those living in refugee camps can play a decent standard of football, something that can…