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March 4, 2018

Carshalton Athletic to host CONIFA World Football Cup clashes

Please note that since this post was published, additional games have been added at Colston Avenue. The full fixture list is available here.

Carshalton Athletic FC’s Colston Avenue Football Stadium will host two matches during the Confederation of Independent Football Association’s 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup. Both encounters will take place on Saturday 2 June, with Barawa v Cascadia kicking off at 2pm (UK time) followed by Ellan Vannin (Isle of Man) v Tamil Eelam later in the afternoon at 5pm.

Carshalton Athletic, nicknamed the Robins, are based at the War Memorial Sports Ground in Carshalton, Sutton. The Colston Avenue Football Stadium has capacity for 5,000 spectators, the majority standing. The team are currently flying high in the the Bostik League South division, where they sit in third place.

‘We are delighted to be hosting matches during the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup,’ said club owner and chairman Paul Dipre. ‘We have a shared ethos with CONIFA – football for all – and so we embraced this opportunity to support the tournament.’

‘It is fantastic to partner with a well-run club with fantastic community engagement,’ said CONIFA General Secretary Sascha Düerkop. ‘We are really looking forward to bringing the CONIFA story to Carshalton.’

Tickets for the 2018 Paddy Power World Football Cup are on-sale now via Eventim.

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By Robin Toal

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